IWRC Raptor ID Series
 
Osprey Characteristics
         
 
 
dark brown above
white underneath
(juvenile shown)
black bill with blue at base
blue cere
black around eye
black auricular mark & dark hindneck connect
black area on top of hackles
(juvenile shown)
bluish gray tarsi
(juvenile shown)
         
 
   
  dark patch on underwing
small spikes on bottom of toes
   
         
         
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