Thursday, August 28, 2008

Verreaux's Eagle on Kileleoni hill

This photograph was taken by photographer David Gulden above Kofi Camp on Ol Choro. The Verreaux's Eagle "Black Eagle" (Aquila verreauxii) has made a nest with her partner halfway up a rock outcrop they daily feed their young chick. The female eagle is taking nesting material back to the nest.The eagle was named in honor of naturalist Jules Verreaux.