African Fish-eagle

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The African Fish Eagle is a large species of eagle that is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa wherever large bodies of open water occur that have an abundant food supply. It is the national bird of Zimbabwe and Zambia. This species may resemble the Bald Eagle in appearance; though related, each species occurs on different continents, with the Bald Eagle being resident in North America. The African Fish Eagle is a large bird, and the female, at 4 kg is larger than the male, at 3 kg.

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African Fish-eagle, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
African Fish-eagle, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

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