Here are a few static shots of Captain, a bateleur eagle, taken during a photographic day at the Raptor Foundation in Cambridgeshire. Closely related to the snake eagle, bateleur is French for ‘tightrope-walker’ which is probably down to its spectacular aerial aerobatics.
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