Birds - Africaraw

Etosha National Park

Along the dry Auob river a brown snake eagle (Circaetus cinereus) perches on a dead tree trunk. Kgalagadi transfrontier park, South Africa.
Biology Note: the thick scales on the legs protect against snake bites.

Auob riverBrown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereusKgalagadi transfrontier parkSouth Africa