Wednesday 20 July 2016

Tawny Eagle

Quick update – I’ve been off-line for a while (computer issues). It’s been a quiet summer for me so far until news broke that Olga Chagina had found Israel's 6th Tawny Eagle (3 CY) near Tze’elim. This one proved twitchable and deservedly popular although I managed to dip on my first attempt at it.  Watched it for about an hour on Sunday while Amir Balaban made a video ( Amazing views. The following day I returned and joined the cars parked around the eagle tree. For a while it sat there not doing much at all, just staring southwards then suddenly . . . .

What a stunning bird!

A few more pics.

NW India - 9th to 22nd February 2020 (Kosi River, Corbett NP, Haripur Dam, Pangot, Sattal, Chopta, Walterre)

If you look through the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent (Grimmett, Inskipp and Inskipp, 2011) you cannot help noticing the huge range of s...