Photo: A male long-crested eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) at World Bird Sanctuary.


A male long-crested eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) at World Bird Sanctuary. His name is Chrys. He was seized at the border by a poacher trying to smuggle him into the States.
Arriving on December 9, 1987, he’s been at the World Bird Sanctuary for more than 30 years—he arrived here in 1987 and is the only known animal of his species in the US.

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