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Brahminy kite (Haliastur indus) - in Flight


Posted by sraja on Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:11 am

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Brahminy Kites used be a common bird in many parts of southern Indian. But now they are most found only the coastal regions.

Nikon D850, 300 f2.8, ISO 400, f/8, 1/1000

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by Gene Gwin on Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:14 am
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Sraja, Nice image. Why did they move to the coast? Was it food supply/habitat loss?
 

by himadri roy on Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:57 am
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Fantastic flight shot.
 

by Karl Egressy on Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:21 pm
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Excellent flight shot.
 

by Ron Day on Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:22 pm
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Excellent framing and excellent eye contact. Nicely done, Sraja.
 

by sraja on Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:53 am
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Gene Gwin wrote:
Sraja, Nice image.  Why did they move to the coast?  Was it food supply/habitat loss?



They mainly feed on Fish and many of the inland water bodies are dry most of the time now. 
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:31 pm
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A lovely flight view of this elegant raptor!

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