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2013-02-13 23:02:49

--Osprey COI RiskManager™ Automates Disclosure Management and Facilitates Compliance -- Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Osprey Software Solutions

2012-12-06 05:03:00

Osprey COI RiskManager™ Automates Disclosure Management and Facilitates Compliance with NIH Regulations Waltham, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Osprey

2008-10-03 00:00:00

A Wildlife-lover got a treat when she spied a rare osprey over the Humber on its migration to sunnier climes. Wildlife enthusiast and amateur photographer Mandy West (45), of Grange Avenue, Barton-Upon-Humber, managed to photograph the bird of prey at Far Ings nature reserve.

2008-09-17 06:00:00

By Peter Ranscombe AS THEY soar gracefully high above the cliffs and mountains of Mull, every beat of two young sea eagles' wings will be tracked using the very latest satellite technology.

2005-06-08 06:49:44

Environmental experts say the state's osprey population is self-sustaining less than a decade after the Division of Wildlife reintroduced the raptor to Ohio.


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2006-03-01 12:27:50

The Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) is a medium-sized bird of prey from the Old World. Its range includes most of Europe and extends into Asia. It is resident except in the coldest parts of its range. Typically this species is between 51-57 cm in length with has a wingspan of 110 to 130 cm. It breeds in woodland, but hunts over open land, preying on small mammals, and will come to carrion. Buzzards are the largest bird of prey to be found in most of England. They are increasing their range...

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2006-03-01 11:32:46

The Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) is a bird of prey of the harrier family found throughout the northern parts of the Northern hemisphere in Canada and the northernmost USA, and northern Eurasia. In North America it is known as the Northern Harrier or Marsh Hawk. With the exception of those that live in mildest regions such as France and Great Britain, this species migrates to more southerly areas in winter. Hen Harriers will roost in colonies during the winter, often with Merlins. This...

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2006-03-01 07:54:18

The Eurasian Black Vulture (Aegypius monachus) is the only species in the genus Aegypius. It also goes by the names Monk Vulture, Cinereous Vulture, or simply Black Vulture. It is a very large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards and harriers. This Old World vulture is not related to the New World vultures which are in a separate family Cathartidae. It is therefore also unrelated to the American Black Vulture despite...

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2006-02-26 14:56:24

The Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) is a bird of prey or raptor that belongs to the family Accipitridae. It is is one of the rarest, largest and most powerful birds in the world. When it was discovered in 1896 it was named the Monkey-eating Eagle, based on reports from natives saying that it preyed only on monkeys. Studies on the bird's feeding ecology later revealed, however, that they diet is more varied. Preferred prey includes colugo, civets, large snakes, monitor lizards,...

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2006-02-24 17:38:12

PHOTO CAPTION: Close-up view of an Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle showing the hooked beak. Eagles are large birds of prey which are found mainly in the Old World, with only two species (Bald Eagle and Golden Eagle) in North America, a few in South America and two (White-bellied Sea Eagle and Wedge-tailed Eagle) in Australia. They are members of the bird order Falconiformes, family Accipitridae and belong to several different genera, not necessarily closely related to each other. In...

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