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Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus, Aigle huppé). Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservancy Area, March 2013.
Tawny eagle Tawny eagle (Aquila rapax, aigle ravisseur) Tanzania, Ngorongoro crater & Conservancy Area, March 2013.
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,… Read More
The bateleurs are very beautiful eagles that are quite common in Botswana. As you can see on the photos, they are quite recognizable from the red color of their head and their feet in striking opposition to the black feathers (at least for the adults). Not easily frightened, they are relatively easy to approach and… Read More
A very common African eagle: Wahlberg’s eagle (Hieraaetus wahlbergi), Aigle de Wahlberg Moremi National Park, Botswana. May 2010.
The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America that is most recognizable as the national bird and symbol of the United States of America. You can buy an original print at RedBubble.
…but I couldn’t fly. Jose Luis Ortiz has changed it all. He installed a small video camera on one of his royal eagles. Link to YouTube And now, you and me can fly, really fly. Breath-taking! Boarding a plane became so down-to-Earth. I now want to have wings, I want to fly like an eagle…