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Fish Eagle - the National Bird of Namibia Appearance: Adult: In both sexes the head, tail, chest and upper part of back is white, the abdomen and wings are a reddish-brown with black flight feathers. It has a black bill with yellow eyes and cere and the bare parts of the legs are also yellow. The only way to distinguish between male and female is the sound of their voices, the females being more melodious. They usually call in a duet, but the female can be heard more often and she also calls on her own more often than the male does, just like in an ordinary human marriage. Juvenile - Blackish -brown with reddish-brown tips. It is only in its 5th year that the bird fully resembles the feather attire of an adult bird. Habitat: Throughout Southern Africa, In Namibia they are found in the northern and central areas usually associated with rivers, dams, lakes and even the seashore but not on the open sea .They have breeding areas along the Kunene and Okavango rivers, throug... read more  Read More