African Fish-Eagle

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African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), is a large Eagle of the Family Accipitridae, largely resident throughout sub-Saharan Africa in its appropriate Habitat of large open water wetland. In the AWB Region it is resident from the Sahel southwards, except for Djibuti and most of Somalia, where it occurs only in the far South of the country.


Type… Raptor
Habitat Resident: All types of large open wetlands that sustain big fish, with adjacentt large waterside trees.
Habitat Hunting: From prominent perch in large waterside tree sweeps over water and grabs surface fish with talons.
Habitat Nest: In large tree close to water, large stick nest added to yearly.

Order..: Accipitriformes
Family.: Accipitridae
Genus..: Haliaeetus

Species: Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish-Eagle – Data Sheet – arkive.org
African Fish-Eagle – Species Factsheet – birdlife.org
African Fish-Eagle – Species Sheet – wikipedia.org
African Fish-Eagle – Species Card – oiseaux-birds.com
African Fish-Eagle – Range & Calls – xeno-canto.org
African Fish-Eagle – Sightings – ebird.org

Additional Material…
African Fish-Eagle – Videos & Facts – .bbc.co.uk
African Fish-Eagle – Images – google.fr
African Fish-Eagle – Redlist Status – iucnredlist.org

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