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eagle this bateleur eagle was flying over a cheetah kill with some vultures.  don't really know why it was flying with the vultures. Bateleur,Geotagged,Summer,Tanzania,Terathopius ecaudatus,africa,eagle,flying,serengeti Click/tap to enlarge

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this bateleur eagle was flying over a cheetah kill with some vultures. don't really know why it was flying with the vultures.

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The Bateleur is a medium-sized eagle in the bird family ''Accipitridae'' which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as buzzards, kites and harriers. It is the only member of the genus ''Terathopius'' and probably the origin of the "Zimbabwe bird", national emblem of Zimbabwe.

The Bateleur eagle is a common resident species of the open savanna country in Sub-Saharan Africa, though it also occurs in south-west Arabia. Total distribution size is estimated at 28,000,000 km2. It.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
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Uploaded Apr 30, 2015. Captured Mar 20, 2015 14:20 in Mara, Tanzania.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/6.3
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 300mm