Wahlberg's eagle (Hieraaetus wahlbergi, formerly Aquila wahlbergi) is a bird of prey. It is about 53–61 cm (21–24 in) in length with a wingspan of 130–146 cm (51–57.5 in) and a body mass of 437–845 g (15.4–29.8 oz) for males and 670–1,400 g (1.48–3.09 lb) for females on average. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae.

Wahlberg's eagle breeds in most of Africa south of the Sahara. It is a bird of woodland, often near water. It builds a stick nest in the fork of a tree or the crown of a palm tree. The clutch is one or two eggs.

Wahlberg's eagle is a medium-sized raptor. The plumage is dark brown except for dark-streaked grey undersides to the flight feathers, and a barred grey undertail. The head has a small crest, and the legs are yellow.

A pale variant is much lighter brown with whitish, rather than grey undertail and flight feather undersides. Sexes are similar.

In flight, this species is very cross-shaped, with long, evenly wide wings, a slim body, and long, narrow, square-ended tail. The wings are held very flat.

Wahlberg's eagle hunts reptiles, small mammals, and birds. The call is a whistled kleeah-kleeah-kleeah.

This bird is named after the Swedish naturalist Johan August Wahlberg.
Wahlberg's Eagle
Date Location Count
2021-02-18 10:30Queen Elizabeth II NP--Ishasha sector 21
2021-02-20 16:30Chimpanzee Guesthouse1
2021-02-15 08:40Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Bamboo Zone1
2021-02-22 08:30Bigodi Community Walk1
2021-02-26 10:30Murchison Falls NP--Woodland savannah1
2021-02-09 16:00Lake Mburo NP--Entrance Road1
2021-01-31 20:23Nkima Forest Lodge2
2021-02-13 15:20Marakele NP1
2021-02-19 09:20Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S991
2021-02-06 07:31Arabuko-Sokoke NP--Kenya Forest Service1
2021-02-20 04:57Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River1
2021-02-18 16:26Kruger NP--S601
2021-02-19 07:20Kruger NP--Punda Gate Road/H13-12
2021-02-20 10:05Kruger NP--Pafuri/S63 area1
2021-02-14 07:39Lower Tana River Delta
2021-02-21 10:21Kruger NP--Mphongolo Loop1
2021-02-21 05:11Kruger NP--Bateleur Bushveld Camp1
2021-02-22 06:38Kruger NP--H1-6/Shingwedzi-Mopani Road2
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop1
2021-02-17 18:17Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate1
2021-02-26 06:58Manyeleti Game Reserve1
2021-02-01 12:11Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve1
2021-02-08 12:06Kruger NP--S1401
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge6
2021-02-09 16:10Mala-Mala Game Reserve1
2021-02-06 21:06Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp1
2021-02-07 09:51Kruger NP--Tshokwane1
2021-02-07 05:52Kruger NP--Old Tshokwane Rd/S1281
2021-02-28 05:39Karkloof--Conservancy2
2021-02-14 08:47Tala Private GR1
2021-02-07 05:34Manyoni GR (please be more specific)2
2021-02-03 16:06Manyoni GR--Zebra Hills Lodge1
2021-02-23 05:00Phinda GR1