Pandion (bird)

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Pandion
2010-kabini-osprey.jpg
western osprey, Pandion haliaetus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Pandionidae
Sclater & Salvin, 1873
Genus: Pandion
Savigny, 1809
Pandion global range.svg
Global range of Pandion

Pandion is a genus of bird of prey in the family Pandionidae. Most taxonomic authorities lump both of the following together, calling it osprey, and making the genus monotypic. It contains the following extant species:

Additionally, two fossil species have been described:


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