The majestic wedge-tail eagle. More than 260 bird species call Kangaroo Island home, and it is here that you have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia’s most impressive birds of prey. Click through to post for more photos.

How We Got Up Close With Australia's Birds of Prey

The majestic wedge-tail eagle. More than 260 bird species call Kangaroo Island home, and it is here that you have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia’s most impressive birds of prey. Click through to post for more photos.

The Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle.  (This photograph gives you some idea on how large these birds really are!)  Photo By: © 2004 http://places.rnr.id.au

The Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle. (This photograph gives you some idea on how large these birds really are!) Photo By: © 2004 http://places.rnr.id.au

Wedge Tail #Eagle. The drive along The Nullabor is not complete without seeing a few.

Wedge Tail #Eagle. The drive along The Nullabor is not complete without seeing a few.

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax), sometimes known as the Eaglehawk (a slight misnomer, as it is among the largest raptors) in its native range, is the largest bird of prey in Australia, and is also found in southern New Guinea.

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax), sometimes known as the Eaglehawk (a slight misnomer, as it is among the largest raptors) in its native range, is the largest bird of prey in Australia, and is also found in southern New Guinea.

Águila Audax. Wedge-tailed Eagle Ozzie the West Coast Eagle's mascot at the Perth Royal Show 2008. SB

Águila Audax. Wedge-tailed Eagle Ozzie the West Coast Eagle's mascot at the Perth Royal Show 2008. SB

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