White-tailed sea eagle
More common than the Steller’s sea eagle, the white-tailed sea eagle is a very powerful bird of prey. White-tailed sea eagle, Pygargue à queue blanche (Haliaeetus albicilla)Hokkaido, Japan North island, January/February 2019.
Steller’s sea eagle
This sea eagle is one of the largest bird of prey. Magestic in flight, armed with powerful talons and a mighty yellow beak, it may remind of the American bald eagle (or the African fish eagle), but it is a quite different species. You may want to see it actually fishing at sea. Steller’s sea…
Eagles in Yellowstone (Winter)
Birds, squirrel, pine marter
Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus, Aigle huppé). Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservancy Area, March 2013.
Tawny Eagle, in flight
Tawny eagle Tawny eagle (Aquila rapax, aigle ravisseur) Tanzania, Ngorongoro crater & Conservancy Area, March 2013.
Bateleur eagle, in flight
The bateleur eagle is very easy to spot in flight, even for the amateur ornithologist. First, it does not have a tail (Look! The legs are actually longer than the tail). Since this appendage is usually needed for steering, the bateleur compensates with very flexible wing tips. This combination is nearly unique within raptors. Second,…