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Raptor - 83
Raptor -

At Keoladeo ... Bharatpur

Sky remained heavily
overcast ... and there
were drifting columns
of fog ...
... during
our stay in the
National Park ...
... with only a brief
period of faint Sun
on day 2 ... barely
lasting for 2 hours

It rained intermittently
as well ...
All these weather
changes in the northern
plains ... brought in
by heavy snowfall
in Himalayas ...

Birding was still
possible ... but
imaging ... a matter
of sheer desperation ...

Yet ... desperate we
were ...

Focal length used
for this distant
... lightly cropped image of
Raptor merging with
grey ambiance was
642.6 mm ( 35 mm equivalent
is 2000 mm )

Steppe Eagle
Aquila nipalensis

13 December 2019
Mixed Wetland and forest
Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Date taken
Scientific name
Aquila nipalensis
Opus Editor
Excellent shot of this majestic raptor, well done in the conditions, Alok!
Staff member
Opus Editor
Impressive, isn't he!!

That's a lovely picture you got of him Alok; very well done my friend.
Such a remarkably beautiful Eagle and a fabulous camera angle and picture! TFS Alok & Renu!
The grey colors sets the mood for the bird in the picture.Lovely picture and very interesting Alok

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