WCS Belize


The Osprey are of a non-migratory race (Pandion haliaetus ridgwayi) found only in the Caribbean; of the total population, a quarter occurs in coastal Belize.  The osprey is an important top predator, fishing throughout the atoll’s lagoon, and transferring nutrients from the sea to the cayes.

Key Staff

Alexander Tewfik, Ph.D
Senior Conservation Scientist
Virginia Burns- Perez, BSc.
Technical Coordinator