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ospreyos‧prey /ˈɒspreɪ $ ˈɑːspri, -preɪ/ noun [countable]  HBBa type of large bird that kills and eats fish
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ospreyWe saw a great white pine with a huge stick nest on top, probably that of an osprey.I once watched an osprey fishing in the loch.There is wildlife here in abundance; deer, wild cats, red squirrels, golden eagles, ospreys and reindeer.Marsh harriers pass through and have recently bred, and even a passing osprey is a possibility.In May thieves returned to take osprey eggs.
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