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The Secretarybird or Secretary Bird is a large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey. Endemic to Africa, it is usually found in the open grasslands and savannah of the sub-Sahara. Although a member of the order Accipitriformes, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards, vultures, and harriers, it is given its own family, Sagittariidae.

It appears on the coats of arms of Sudan and South Africa.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by dunlak
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Uploaded Mar 22, 2019. Captured Mar 9, 2019 10:26 in Ngamiland South District, Botswana.
  • Canon EOS-1D X
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO500
  • 540mm