Bateleur*
Masai Mara
23Oct2014
Endemic to Africa and
small areas of Arabia.
Terathopius ecaudatus
(L 22-28" WS 73" Wt 4 lb 7 oz
- 5 lb 12 oz)
National Emblem
of Zimbabwe
IUCN WATCH LIST
STATUS IS NEAR
THREATENED
Survival threatened by loss of
habitat, pesticides, nest dis-
turbance and capture for inter-
national trade.
*“bateleur” is French for
“Street Performer”.
female
“The Bateleur is dead”
(Poem of praise to Nelson Rolihlahla
Mandela, 1918-2013, by Patricia
Schonstein Pinnock)