By Richard Seeley

First Flight

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
State/Province/Region
OT
Country
KE
Nearest Area
Samburu Game Reserve
Town
Samburu
Notes

Verreaux's Eagle Owlet - First Flight- My safari vehicle companion, Judith, caught a glimpse of motion out of the corner of her eye as we were driving back to camp. We stopped, backed up and saw an owlet at the base of a tree. Above it was a nest with its parent on a nearby limb. It had just fledged from the nest and fallen to the ground. We watched in awe as this Verreaux's Eagle-Owlet spread its wings and took its first flight to a nearby bush right infront of our vehicle. The eagle-owl is the largest African owl. Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

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"Verreaux's Eagle Owlet - First Flight" - A just fledged Verreaux's Eagle Owl is taking its first flight out of the nest. The eagle-owl is the largest African owl. Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

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Date Added
November 12, 2012
Date Taken
November 12, 2012

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