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Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus   - Female in flight from below
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Patan, Gujarat, India
Date : 29 November 2014
English synonyms:Oriental Honey Buzzard, Asian Honey-buzzard, Asiatic Honey-buzzard, Crested Honey-buzzard, Crested Honey Kite, Eastern Honey-buzzard, Indian Honey-buzzard (ruficollis), Javan Honey-buzzard (ptilorhyncus), Malaysian Honey-buzzard (torquatus), Palawan Honey-buzzard (palawanensis), Philippine Honey-buzzard (philippensis), Siberian Honey-buzzard (orientalis), Eurasian Honey-buzzard, Honey-buzzard, Oriental Honeybuzzard, Crested Honeybuzzard, Sunda Honeybuzzard, Sunda Honey-buzzard, Sunda Honey Buzzard
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This Oriental Honey Buzzard was attacked by a Short-toed Snake Eagle in flight. When the Short-toed Snake Eagle tried to come near to the Oriental Honey-buzzard, the Oriental Honey-buzzard changed its direction. The eagle went up and attacked again. - PM