At numerous locations across every Island in Hawar feeding perches or stations can be found, the remains of  previous meals left, dried by the sun. Such sites often distant from and not associated with a particular nest site contain a remarkable array of fish remains and occasionally the dismembered remains of Socotra Cormorants. Ospreys catch fish with their feet by plucking them from just below the surface of the water, once in flight the fish is manoeuvred in the feet so as to be carried head first thus reducing drag. A similar process is used by the birds when carrying large pieces of timber for nest building and maintainence.
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