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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Secretary Bird taking off from its nest”

Tanzania – Ndutu Plains near Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Feb. 2018 The Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) is a large raptor related to hawks and eagles. These birds are basically terrestrial, taking to flight only when hard-pressed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Tanzania
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Marie-France GRENOUILLET