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Bird of preyAquila audax

15 Wedge-tailed Eagle at Michelago, NSW

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Aquila audax at Michelago, NSW - 26 Nov 2018
Aquila audax at Michelago, NSW - 26 Nov 2018
Aquila audax at Michelago, NSW - 26 Nov 2018
Aquila audax at Michelago, NSW - 26 Nov 2018
Aquila audax at Michelago, NSW - 26 Nov 2018

Identification history

Bird of prey Aquila audax 30 Nov 2018 RyuCallaway
Bird of prey Aquila audax 30 Nov 2018 Illilanga

Author's notes

Three birds in total. Two eagles were performing aerial acrobatics (including talon grappling) quite low to the ground while the third eagle looked on from a perch in a eucalypt. All flew off after a few minutes. It all happened very quickly!

5 comments

michaelb wrote:
   1 Dec 2018
Wow - great photos !
juddernaut wrote:
   1 Dec 2018
Amazing. Possibly my new favourite Naturemapr post
   1 Dec 2018
Amazing photo, so glad you posted it๐Ÿ‘
Illilanga wrote:
   2 Dec 2018
Thank you all for you kind words and likes. So grateful for having CNM so that I can share it with you. It was a very special moment with these amazing birds. :)
libbyh wrote:
   2 Dec 2018
amazing images well done!

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.149858-35.745668
  • Altitude 859.3m
  • Places Michelago, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 26 Nov 2018 11:07 AM Recorded on
  • Illilanga Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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