Tag Archives: raptors

Golden Hour Bateleur

The Bateleur is a medium-sized eagle with very distinctive plumage. The dark colours make them difficult to photograph in the harsh Kalahari light. However, if you find them during the “golden hour” of early morning or late afternoon, they glow … Continue reading

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Martial Eagle with chick

The Martial Eagle is the largest eagle in Africa. It swoops down on its prey from high up in the sky, often killing its target in one blow with its massive talons and muscle mass. It reproduces every two years, raising only … Continue reading

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Kalahari: Big Brown Birds (a.k.a raptors!)

This is part of a series of photographs from our 2008 and 2009 trips to the Kalahari.  Click here to see a map of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. I’m going to take a break from the furry animals this week, … Continue reading

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