osprey osprey  /ˈɔs pri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years

Usage(s):

  1. We watch an air show: an osprey scares off a bald eagle that has probably come too close to its nest.
  2. After the turn of the century, osprey eggs were so much in demand that a set of three brought up to $140and the bird was on its way out in Britain.
  3. Other predators, such as the osprey and peregrine falcon, are gradually vanishing, as are the brown pelican and the extremely rare Bermuda petrel.

News

  1. OSPREY CAM: Minn. Arboretum's avian duo gets global attention

    The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's 24-hour stream isn't for the birds. In fact, the osprey cam has a huge following online that is attracting attention from across the globe.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 9 News Twin Cities

  2. Arboretum's 'Osprey Cam' shows parents tending eggs

    VICTORIA, Minn.—The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's new "Osprey Cam" is documenting the lives of an osprey couple nesting atop a pole near Tamarack Lake.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  3. Osprey Medical Inc. PRESERV Clinical Trial Update

    Osprey Medical Inc. today announced updates in its PRESERV Clinical Trial, with Dr. Richard Heuser enrolling in May 2013 the first US patients in the PRESERV Clinical Trial at St.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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