18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Indian Spotted Eagle

Action image of this globally threatened eagle was captured at Hubli, India in September, 2018. Indian Spotted Eagles are medium-sized eagles with rather short and broad wings. An aggressive and a powerful predator that seizes most of its prey on the ground. Found in wooded areas interspersed with cultivation in lowlands of the region.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © chandrashekhar shirur