WAHLBERG'S EAGLE - Aquila wahlbergi - Bruinarend by Magaret Meintjes

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Captured The Kruger National Park SOUTH AFRICA

Nikon D50
RAW (12-bit)
Lens: VR 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6 D
Focal Length: 400mm
1/640 sec – F/5.6
Sensitivity: ISO 400

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.

WAHLBERG’S EAGLE – Aquila wahlbergi – Bruinarend

Common resident, August – March.
Occurs in several colour morphs. Dark and white – headed and white headed individuals also occur.
Sometimes utters a whistling ‘peeeeoo’ in flight.
A summer breeding eagle and the most common brown eagle at that time of the year.


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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you Larry!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Kathleen M. Daley
    Kathleen M. Daleyabout 1 year ago

    this is a terrific capture!!

  • Thanks so much for visiting and your lovely comment Kathleen!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersabout 1 year ago


  • Thanks so much for the honor Lori!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 1 year ago

  • Karen Willshaw
    Karen Willshawabout 1 year ago


  • Thanks so much Karen!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • myraj
    myrajabout 1 year ago

    Fantastic action shot Margaret. Great detail viewed larger.

  • Thanks so much for visiting and your lovely comment myrai !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • jozi1
    jozi1about 1 year ago

    Awesome,Maggie :)

  • Thank you Tony!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshabout 1 year ago

    View GALLERY Here

  • Thank you so much for a great honor!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • pcfyi
    pcfyiabout 1 year ago

    Nice Photo

  • Thank you so much for the feature I am humbly honored!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 1 year ago

    awesome capture Magaret.

  • Thank you so very much Julie xx

    – Magaret Meintjes

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