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The African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)[2] or – to distinguish it from the true fish eagles (Ichthyophaga), the African Sea 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 and South Sudan. As a result of its large range, it is known in many languages.[3] Examples of names include: Visarend in Afrikaans; Aigle Pêcheur in French;[4] Hungwe in Shona, and Inkwazi in isiZulu.

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.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3s Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:200.0-400.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:23 Sep 2013 - 2:50 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
Title:Fish Eagle with Fish in Flight
Username:ugly ugly
Uploaded:2 Oct 2013 - 6:21 AM
Tags:Fish eagle, General, Photo journalism, Wildlife / nature

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 6:34 AM

Excellent in flight shot and an informative write up. Top stuff.

Andy

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Hermanus
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2 Oct 2013 - 6:40 AM

Good stuff this Dave !!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 6:45 AM

A superb capture, Dave, both by you and by the eagle Smile Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 7:02 AM

Wow Dave, what an amazing capture, an excellent write up as well...excellent photography

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kel55
kel55 e2 Member 2kel55 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 7:11 AM

Class shot Dave , like how the birds at full stretch , great shape , one of your best here mate well done

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termite53
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2 Oct 2013 - 7:25 AM

Great capture, first class

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GeorgePlatis
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2 Oct 2013 - 7:51 AM

Stunning capture, Dave!
George

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1925 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 8:13 AM

Most impressive image.
Nigel

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Ted447
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2 Oct 2013 - 8:28 AM

Stunning image.TedGrinGrin

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EileenH
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2 Oct 2013 - 8:30 AM

Great capture Smile

Eileen

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7130 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 8:32 AM

Well done Dave a super image of this fast bird.

Trev

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 8:58 AM

Good timing and shape Dave

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robway
robway e2 Member 10317 forum postsrobway vcard Wales
2 Oct 2013 - 9:32 AM

Simply an amazing capture, being at the right place at the right time. I like the close up showing so much detail.

John

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 6285 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 9:46 AM

Nice composition Dave. Nice image!! I like it a lot!!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 10:32 AM

A quite incredible inflight capture for both of you David...

"Superb wildlife photography"

Regards Nathan

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franken
franken e2 Member 123272 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 10:48 AM

A really impressive wildlife capture here.

Ken

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
2 Oct 2013 - 10:49 AM

A really exceptional image!
Effrossini

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 11:47 AM

What a fantastic bird in flight image Dave.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TyChee
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2 Oct 2013 - 12:58 PM

Super sharp image!
Ty

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mikbee
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2 Oct 2013 - 1:02 PM

A great capture Dave.
Super shot.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 1:45 PM

Well captured Dave.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 - 2:07 PM

Just FANTASTIC!!!! David.
Brian

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Brovy
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2 Oct 2013 - 3:42 PM

Fantastic Shot

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13333 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Oct 2013 - 4:15 PM

a super capture David,
Alan

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
2 Oct 2013 - 5:05 PM

Excellent in flight shot

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 6:35 AM

A tremendous inflight capture, you've timed this one to perfection

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Alda
Alda e2 Member 246 forum postsAlda vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 7:12 PM

Growing up in South Africa, I know the 'Visarend' well. Beautiful birds, and a great capture GrinGrin

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Newdawei
Newdawei e2 Member 3Newdawei vcard China
3 Oct 2013 - 11:29 PM

What a great in-flight capture, just amazing !
Chen

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BURNSIE
BURNSIE e2 Member 625 forum postsBURNSIE vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2013 - 8:07 AM

Excellent capture, I agree it is very similar to the North American Bald Eagle, with the white head and tail, we have just returned from Alaska where the Bald Eagle is easily seen in the wood land near to the rivers.
Kindest Regards, Burnsie

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snowyswife
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10 Oct 2013 - 1:56 PM

HI HANDSOME, THIS IS ONE MAGNIFICENT PHOTO. ELAINE X

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brian17302
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13 Oct 2013 - 9:04 AM

Another in flight stunner, Great action photography Dave

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10delboy
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15 Nov 2013 - 8:27 PM

Wonderful shot,well caught.love it.

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