Rathika Ramasamy

 

Shikra © Rathika Ramasamy

Shikra
(Accipiter badius)

 

 

Image details
1/125 sec, f/10; E/V -1/3; ISO 800
Nikon D2x, Nikkor VR 600mm f/4G ED plus TC-14E II
Location: Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Date: 12 July  2008

Shoot details
n/a

Species details
The Shikra is the predominant sparrowhawk of India - it is both widespread and regular. This 35cm accipiter is a skilled hunter of birds and reptiles and can be found in all types of habitats.

A Birds of India presentation

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