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Raptor - 119
Raptor - 119

Largest among ten
species of Hawk Eagles
found in the world ...

Mountain Hawk Eagle
... is a very fierce
Raptor ...
... reaching a length
of up to
84 centimeter ...

Takes monkeys, serow
and small ungulates
as prey ... it
has been recorded to
take Macaque, of
8-10 Kg body weight
live ... and
proceeded to dismember
it ... and a cat
as well ...

Routinely kills large
waterfowl and
Peacocks ... though
occasionally known
to scavnge as well ...

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Nainital
Altitude 6500 feet
Uttarakhand Himalayas
India
6 November 2012
Habitat
Himalayas Altitude 6500-7000 feet
Location
Nainital, Uttarakhandd Himalayas, India
Date taken
06.11.2012
Scientific name
Nisaetus nipalensis
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A great view of this Mountain Hawk-Eagle with a good look at its head.
A great capture buddies!
 
Supporter
Great capture of this mountain hawk-eagle keeping a close eye on you. Splendid work Alok & Renu!
 

Media information

Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
Added by
aloktewari
Date added
View count
147
Comment count
10

Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P510
Aperture
ƒ/5.2
Focal length
142.6 mm
Exposure time
1/1000 second(s)
ISO
250
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
DSCN9338.JPG
File size
2.6 MB
Date taken
Tue, 06 November 2012 10:22 AM
Dimensions
3033px x 2784px

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