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Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis  
Steppe Eagle
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Gaushala, near Tal Chappar WLS, Churu District, Rajasthan, India
Date : 24 October 2012
English synonyms:Eastern Steppe Eagle (nipalensis), Western Steppe-Eagle (orientalis)
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Endangered
Remarks :Juvenile in the background with 2nd/3rd calendar year in the foreground.

Story behind these photographs... 1. the first Steppe Eagle perched 2. second, the Tawny Eagle (paler bird) joins 3. the Tawny Eagle scoots while the second Steppe Eagle occupies the same place 4. the first and second Steppe Eagles together - JK