Photo of the day – African Eagle

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An African Eagle claims its prey from the Okovango River. With a wingspan of 2 – 2.4 m the African Eagle is a large bird.

This species is still quite common near freshwater lakes, reservoirs, and rivers, although they can sometimes be found near the coast at the mouths of rivers or lagoons.

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As their name implies, African Eagles are indigenous to sub-Saharan Africa, ranging over most of continental Africa south of the Sahara Desert.

This image of an African Eagle was captured by Jeffreys Bay photographer Joey Nel.

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