I followed this secretary bird for at least two kilometres whilst it was catching and killing all sorts of small prey like grasshoppers in the veld along the gravel road. It all of a sudden trampled this blue – headed Agama to death with its feet. It then tossed it up to swallow it head first and at the same time closed the nictitating membrane over its eyes to protect the eyes. The secratary bird is the only bird of prey to kill with its feet….
This image is only very slightly cropped