Wild Birds

Long-crested Eagles

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The Long-crested Eagles (Lophaetus occipitalis) is a medium-sized bird of prey found in Africa south of the Sahara, except in the arid zones. In southern Africa it is a fairly common resident in the eastern areas.

It inhabits woodlands, exotic plantations, forest edges and mainly lives off rodents and shrews.


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