African Fish-Eagle

About the African Fish-Eagle
Also known as: African Sea-Eagle, River Eagle
African Fish-Eagle

The African Fish-Eagle is a large type of eagle that lives in parts of Africa south of the Sahara Desert. They can usually be found near large bodies of water. Despite this and their name, they do not eat exclusively fish.

African Fish-Eagles have white heads and white tails. The body plumage is dark with beautiful chestnut feathers on the upper coverts (of the wing), the belly, and the legs.

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