Raptor Rescue

Above: Hunting Fish Eagle, Lake Naivasha. Copyright Shiv Kapila  Injured Raptors find safe centres to recover with The Kenya Bird of Prey Trust Published: the East African Nation June 2021 Kenya is one of the most raptor-rich countries in the world. Of the 330 known species of raptors (another word for birds of prey), 83 […]

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Why African Fish Eagle is under threat of extinction

By Rupi Mangat Published: East African Nation 11 July 2011 Above: Shiv Kapila releasing African Fish Eagle. Copyright Shiv Kapila The African fish eagle is one of Africa’s most charismatic raptors. Donned in a copper-coloured mantle with a clear white collar, its very presence commends respect. Its loud and distinctive call is unmistakable – once […]

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