African Fish-eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) - HBW 2, p. 121
French: Pygargue vocifère
Spanish: Pigargo Vocinglero
Other common names: Fish/River Eagle
Taxonomy: Falco vocifer Daudin, 1800, Keurboom River, Cape Province, South Africa.
In past, frequently placed in genus Cuncuma. Forms superspecies with H. vociferoides. Monotypic.
Distribution: Senegambia E to Ethiopia and S to South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 46 videos
A perched bird Locality Sine Saloum Delta, Fatick Region, Senegal
Juan Sanabria 1 January 2008 4 years ago 22 sec 5
An adult and a chick on the nest, the first one feeding Locality Lake Langano (Wabe Shebelle) Hotel, Lake Langano, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Ron Hoff 11 December 2007 6 years ago 42 sec 4.7
An adult calling repeteadly Locality Arba Minch, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 16 December 2005 8 years ago 48 sec 4.6
adult on the ground eating prey Locality Shingwedzi, Kruger National Park, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Tom Heijnen 5 August 2011 11 weeks ago 20 sec 4.5
adult in tree Locality Hawassa Fish Market, Hawassa, Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 3 November 2010 3 years ago 34 sec 4.5
A subadult chased away by an adult. Locality Amboseli National Park, Kenya (Monotypic species)
ANTHONY VILLAUME 10 April 2013 1 year ago 22 sec 4.4
PhotosSee all 85 photos
This Fish Eagle missed its target and is seen ascending from the river.
Locality Chobe National Park, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Jacques Sellschop 15 February 2013 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.9
An adult fishing in Okavango River.
Locality Shakawe, North-West District, Botswana (Monotypic species)
Albert Froneman 15 September 2010 9 weeks ago 4.8
Adult perching with prey
Locality Meru National Park, Kenya
maurizioravasini 26 weeks ago 4.7
An adult feeding on a fish with a wing extended.
Locality Uganda (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 22 August 2006 31 weeks ago 4.6
Immature Eagle perched in a tree
Locality Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
John A Thompson 17 January 2012 2 years ago 4.6
Net terug van een geslaagde visvangst - Just back from a successful fishing.
Locality Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
François Haffner 7 September 2012 1 year ago 4.5
A pair vocalising high up in a tree near Pafuri picnic area. 12:20pm. Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Charles Hesse 23 December 2009 4 years ago 4.8