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AFRICAN FISH EAGLE - Haliaeetus vocifer -Visarend by Magaret Meintjes

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AFRICAN FISH EAGLE - Haliaeetus vocifer -Visarend by 

Captured in The Kruger National Park, SOUTH AFRICA

Nikon D50
RAW (12-bit)
Lens: VR 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6 D
Focal Length: 400mm
1/200 sec – F/5.6
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Distinguished from all other raptors by their fully feathered legs
Prey is killed either by impact or by crushing in powerful talons and flesh is torn by the well hooked bill.
Most eagles hunt while flying, wheeling effortlessly in rising warm air, and are seldom seen perched in fair weather.


fish eagle, african, nature, wildlife, birds, afica, sourh africa, knpark

I was born and still live in Africa.
Live a life close to nature, where I get the inspiration to do what I love most…., “Photography”.
Where I live and what I do is my destiny. I am grateful for the privilege

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Trupp12 months ago

    Very nice capture

  • Warren. A. Williams
    Warren. A. Wil...12 months ago


  • Thank you Warren !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • CBoyle
    CBoyle12 months ago

    Such a gorgeous bird! A lovely image Magaret :)

  • Thank you so very much !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Christina Backus
    Christina Backus12 months ago

    Wonderful image Margaret.

  • Thank you so much Christina !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendall12 months ago

    9 May 2013.

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  • Baie dankie Liz, wonderlike nuus en waardeer dit opreg x

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • jozi1
    jozi112 months ago

    Fantastic,Maggie :)

  • Thanks so much Tony !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Moss12 months ago

    Excellent shot of a bird that does not like to sit around posing for photographers !

  • Thanks Mike, must admit, been trying for years to get a decent shot in, guess it was my lucky day!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...11 months ago

    9 May 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...11 months ago

    a wonderful image, stunning, dawn x

  • Thank you my dear friend, know this is one of your fav birds!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...11 months ago

  • Awesome!!! thank you so much for great honor Kim, i am ecstatic!

    – Magaret Meintjes

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