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could this be an immature Osprey?

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It's not a juvenile (there's wing molt), but the photo does not allow more-precise ageing than that.

Adult (ignore the White-bellied Sea-Eagle)

Juvenile

Adult and juvenile

Note the plain feathering on the wings of the adult versus the white-tipped or white-fringed feathering on the juvenile. An "immature" Osprey would be one molting between juvenile and adult plumages, a process taking some two years or so.

Edited by Tony Leukering
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