Pandion is a genus of birds of prey, known as ospreys, the only genus of family Pandionidae. Most taxonomic treatments have regarded this genus as describing a single extant species, separated to subspecies or races, while some treatments recognize two extant species.
|Western osprey, Pandion haliaetus|
Sclater & Salvin, 1873
|Global range of Pandion|
The population found at the coastline and islands of Australia and southeast Asia, and the Indonesian archipelago have also been described as Pandion haliaetus cristatus.
|Image||Scientific name||Common name||Distribution|
|Pandion haliaetus||Western osprey||Cosmopolitan distribution|
|Pandion cristatus||Eastern osprey||Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania|