13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hungwe In Flight

The Fish Eagle, or 'Hungwe' in Shona, is the African analog of the Bald Eagle. This particular image of a Fish Eagle was taken as the bird launched itself from the top of a dead Mopani Tree which sits among a forest of similar trees in the waters of Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe.

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Date Taken: 01.2015
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Kariba, Zimbabwe
Copyright: © Sam Wharton