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Synonyms for osprey

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

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The Osprey Watch is organised by Kielder Water & Forest Park Development Trust and Northumberland Wildlife Trust, with support from the RSPB.
Brown and black in color, the osprey has a white underside with dark patches on the wings.
Both osprey parents help care for the young, and the chicks grow rapidly.
So far, 59 osprey chicks have been successfully reared and released.
In previous acquisition models, all of the groups--the training device managers, classroom instructors and others--defined success separately," Osprey program analyst Robert Cox says.
The report details efforts to address the myriad design flaws and safety concerns associated with the troubled Osprey program,'' he said in a statement.
Eager to deploy the Osprey as soon as possible, the Marines, according to a GAO report, "deleted significant testing that would have provided additional knowledge on Osprey flying qualities.
I supposed it was the pressure of a hungry clutch at home that did not give Osprey the luxury of anger or revenge.
Osprey is committed to providing practical, efficient and cost effective air and fiber handling systems worldwide.
At the heart of Osprey COI RiskManager, is a web-based workflow framework that provides interactive forms and questionnaires that can be fitted to an organization's own COI process simply by snapping questions into custom workflow templates.
A third chick began to hatch shortly after 3pm yesterday - making it the 13th to be born at the Porthmadog reserve since ospreys arrived in 2004.
And some, including the elderly CH-46 Sea Knight and spunky AV-8B Harrier II, will be phased out as they are replaced by the revolutionary MV-22 Osprey and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - Pilots, engineers and mechanics are gearing up for the resumption in July of flight testing of two Air Force versions of the V-22 Osprey.