Imperial eagle recorded for first time in Charente

Rare Imperial Eagle flying photographed by Marlène Seguin-Triomphe

A young naturalist working in the north of the Charente department saw and photographed a very rare Imperial Eagle.

Marlène Seguin-Triomphe, who works with an environmental consultancy was walking, with all her work gear, over a small hill when she saw the bird on the ground, only 15 metres in front of her.

“I was very surprised, because it is a big bird and not at all what I was expecting,” she said.

“I stopped to watch and to photograph it, but it saw me and flew off slowly towards a wood on the edge of the field, and I was able to ...

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