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This magnificent raptor has "white on the head, rump and underparts and dark grey on the back and wings. The large, hooked bill is grey with a darker tip, and the eye is dark brown. The legs and feet are cream-white, with long black talons. The sexes are similar. As in other raptors, males (2.5 kg - 3.7 kg) are slightly smaller than females (2.8 kg - 4.2 kg).The wingspan is about 1.8 m - 2 m." (Birdlife Australia)
Seen sitting in this Boab Tree (Adansonia gregorii) inside of the fence at the waste water treatment ponds.
This was the first time I have seen a White-bellied Sea-Eagle in this area! I had been driving around to the wetlands area when I saw a pair of these Eagles flying away. So I pulled up with the hope of seeing them circle back but, at that point, to no avail. I started off again when I saw them flying back! I pulled up again and jumped out to see where they might land if they stopped and thankfully they did...where I could get some pics of them! Reference: http://www.birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/...
Spotted on Jan 17, 2016
Submitted on Jan 26, 2016
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