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Tarangire National Park


Make Nikon D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 450 mm
Exposure 1/800 s, f/5.6, ISO 800 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Accipitriformes   Family  Accipitridae

Deutsch  Raubadler Dutch  Savannearend
Italian  Aquila rapace Spanish  Aguila Rapaz


A very adaptable and versatile raptor, which can catch its own preys (including flying pigeons), pirate other raptors (including Black-winged Kites and Martial Eagles) and feed off carrion.

Vernon CJ (1989) in The Complete Book of Southern African Birds, Ginn PJ, McIlleron WG, Milstein P le S (eds), Struik Publ, Cape Town, South Africa, p 142.


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Tawny Eagle
Aquila rapax
Aigle ravisseur

Jean-Michel PAULUS