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Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius), Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius), Amboseli National Park, Kenya

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Uploaded 06 Oct 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Secretarybird or Secretary Bird is a very large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey. Endemic to Africa, it is usually found in the open grasslands and savannah of the sub-Saharan region. Unlike most birds of prey, the Secretary Bird is largely terrestrial, hunting its prey on foot. Adults hunt in pairs and sometimes as loose familial flocks, stalking through the habitat with long strides. Prey may consist of insects, mammals ranging in size from mice to hares and mongoose, crabs, lizards, s ...
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