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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... more

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by Eric_S
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Uploaded Aug 13, 2017. Captured Aug 9, 2017 02:06 in Unnamed Road, Botswana.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO320
  • 220mm