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Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus   - In flight from below
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Patan, Gujarat, India
Date : 29 November 2014
English synonyms:Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Short-toed Harrier Eagle, European Snake Buzzard, European Snake-Eagle, Serpent Eagle, Snake Buzzard, Turkestan Snake Buzzard, Lesser Sundas Short-toed Snake-eagle (sacerdotis)
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This Short-toed Snake Eagle attacked an Oriental Honey Buzzard in flight. When it tried to come near to the Oriental Honey-buzzard, the Oriental Honey-buzzard changed its direction. The eagle went up and attacked again. - PM