African Hawk-eagle Aquila spilogaster
(aka Hieraaetus spilogaster)
African Hawk-eagle, Lalibela, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image

Lalibela, Ethiopia
January 2016

The African Hawk-eagle is distributed in a good part of Africa south of the Sahara. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in open woodland, wooded savannah and semi-arid bush country.

It feeds on birds up to the size of francolins and hornbills as well as small mammals, snakes and lizards.

Previous Page Back to Index Next Page

If you do not see a menu on the left, you may have arrived at this page from another site. Please click Home to get to my main page.
Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites