Birds - Falcons and Eagles in Australia. Proofsheet

A Photo Gallery By Paul Ross

View images of a Brown Falcon and Little Eagle, both species photographed in the Northern Territory, Australia. These Australian raptors were both perched high on tree branches awaiting their ellusive prey. As they waited, both predators observed their surroundings constantly in all directions.

Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Brown Falcon calling (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon calling (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora.
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides
Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides


Birds - Falcons and Eagles in Australia. Details

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Caption List:

Photo 1. Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora watches everything from the top of this tree branch, investigating people nearby while looking for movement on the ground below.

Photo 2. Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides, prefers wooded habitats, avoiding dense forests.

Photo 3. Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides, is a predator of mammals, birds, reptiles and the occassional large insect and carrion.

Photo 4. Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides, is an Australian bird of prey.

Photo 5. Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides, is not often seen but inhabits most of the Australian mainland.

Photo 6. Little Eagle looks around constantly for threats from other birds. Habitat is usually around open forest, woodland and scrub, preferring tree lined watercourses.

Photo 7. Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora seen here calling its mate.

Photo 8. Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora often chase small animal prey on foot.

Photo 9. Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora photographed here near Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, Australia.

Photo 10. Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora is found Australia wide.

Photo 11. Brown Falcon (Dark morph) - Falco berigora. A strong and healthy predator.

Photo 12. Little Eagle - Hieraaetus morphnoides, is found throughout Australia.