African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
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The African fish eagle is one of several Tanzanian fish-eating raptors (also palm nut vulture and osprey). Fish eagles do not attain full adult plumage until the fifth year. The top photo of two adults and a juvenile (Ruaha) is courtesy of Brad Johnson; the 2nd row photo, Tarangire, courtesy of Per Holmen; and the pair with nest (Lake Mburo-Uganda) is courtesy of Karine van der Vurst. The other photos were taken in Tarangire, Katavi, Ruaha, Lake Manyara, Selous and Nyumba ya Mungu. Click the photo above to see a slideshow that includes 47 juveniles, immatures and subadults and more.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Ernst Schauerte, Valéry Schollaert, Per Holmen
Riaan Marais, Steve Brynes, Dominic Oldridge, Rick Carlson
Michael Bassler, Paul Oliver, Brad Johnson, John Creedy

Last Update this page: 12-01-23