I do not know what books might be available to you, but if you can get a copy of Raptors of the World, it should have all of Osprey info that you could want.   I know that the Saint Louis County Library has a copy.
David Becher
Saint Louis






> Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 09:40:09 -0500
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> Subject: Re: osprey age and longevity records
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> A quick check of the Bird Banding Labs longevity page (http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/BBL/homepage/longvrec.htm
> ) gives 26 years and 2 months as the North American record. The top
> ten are seabirds, but the big surprise is a 31 year-old Mourning Dove!
> The Euring site (http://www.euring.org/data_and_codes/longevity-voous.htm
> ) gives a record of 26 years and 1 month. On that page, the record
> holder is a 49 year 8 month old Manx Shearwater, still going strong.
>
> Back to cleaning up the house,
>
> Walter Wehtje
> Columbia, MO
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