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Grey-headed Fish Eagle Icthyophaga ichthyaetus  
Grey-headed Fish Eagle
Photographer : © Raj Kamal Phukan
Location :On NH 37 near Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Date : 30 March 2011
English synonyms:Greater Grey-headed Fish-Eagle, Greater Gray-headed Fish-Eagle, Gray-headed Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fishing Eagle, Gray-headed Fishing Eagle, Ceylon Grey-headed Fishing Eagle, Ceylon Gray-headed Fishing Eagle, Greater Fish Eagle, Greater Fishing Eagle, Larger Fish Eagle, Tank Eagle
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :This bird was perched on some reeds on the ground just beside the National Highway. I managed this one shot from my car before a couple of trucks with their horns blaring chased it off.