|Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
|Photographer :|| © Jainy Kuriakose |
|Location :||Gaushala, near Tal Chappar WLS, Churu District, Rajasthan, India|
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 :||2nd/3rd calendar year Steppe Eagle with 2nd/3rd calendar year Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax vindhiana in the background.
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