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SECRETARY BIRD ON PLAINS OF MASAI MARA......(AUG 2008).....155

Captured this wonderful bird on the plains on Mara...never stays still always on the move...Grey,with black flight feathers. Long legged,long crested.Tail graduated,central feathers greatly lengthened.Wing broad, cere bluish,bare skin around eyes orange pink.Forages on ground,diet consists of rodents and other small mammals,snakes,lizards,young birds or insects.....

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Taken on May 18, 2012