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hunter looking at you shikra - Accipiter badius Accipiter badius,Geotagged,India,Shikra,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (4)

  1. Nice shot! Can you please add the geotag? Thanks :) Posted 24 days ago
    1. done. thanks a lot Posted 23 days ago
  2. This is a wonderful raptor image. Those claws! And beautiful plumage too. Posted 23 days ago
    1. thanks a lot Posted 23 days ago

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The Shikra is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae found widely distributed in Asia and Africa where it is also called the Little Banded Goshawk. The African forms may represent a separate species but have usually been considered as subspecies of the Shikra. The Shikra is very similar in appearance to other sparrowhawk species including the Chinese Goshawk and Eurasian Sparrowhawk.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy
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By Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy

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Uploaded Jan 31, 2021. Captured Jan 18, 2021 12:32 in 1-52, Podaralla Palli, Andhra Pradesh 515154, India.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm