African Fish Eagle in Nakuru

African Fish Eagle in Nakuru

The African fish eagle is a large species of eagle found throughout sub-Saharan Africa wherever large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply occur, like lake Nakuru.

The adult is very distinctive in appearance with a mostly brown body with a white head like the bald eagle and large, powerful, black wings. The head, breast, and tail of African fish eagles are snow white, with the exception of the featherless face, which is yellow.

  • FUJIFILM X-T3
  • XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR + 2x
    407.4 mm (eq 611 mm)
  • ISO 800
  • ƒ/10
  • 1/240 s
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Nakuru, Kenya

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