Pandion cristatus  

Eastern Osprey (Pandion cristatus)
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© Kay Parkin 2011
Cairns, QLD (Aug, 2011)

I was on a boat on my way to Michaelmas Cay when I observed this bird roosting on a pylon. It took off as the boat approached. Sadly it flew directly into the sun making the photo dark!

Eastern Osprey (Pandion cristatus)

Eastern Osprey