The most recent osprey crash occurred April 11 during an annual exercise in Morocco, killing two Marines.
In that same year a devastating audio recording surfaced of the commanding officer of the osprey squadron.
According to an NPR report, American Marines, using an osprey aircraft, recovered one of the airmen.
However, the osprey continues today with a less-than-perfect record.
I have been told of other nesting-places in Gairloch by old men, who say the osprey used to be abundant in the parish.
Like the osprey it takes refuge in darkness, and it would die if once seen.
His ship is about the size of the osprey, and carries six guns.
Then Pirate got his instructions, and the osprey went on her homeward way.
They will only run to the 31st of January, the nights are so long, if the "osprey" does not come before then.
"Why, there is the osprey coming up the voe," Signy called out.
fishing hawk, mid-15c., from Anglo-French ospriet, from Medieval Latin avis prede "bird of prey," from Latin avis praedæ, a generic term apparently confused with this specific bird in Old French on its similarity to ossifrage.
Heb. 'ozniyyah, an unclean bird according to the Mosaic law (Lev. 11:13; Deut. 14:12); the fish-eating eagle (Pandion haliaetus); one of the lesser eagles. But the Hebrew word may be taken to denote the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus of Southern Europe), one of the most abundant of the eagle tribe found in Palestine.