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White-eyed Buzzard

Butastur teesa


Caught in action, attempting to catch a locust.


Tal Chhapar Sanctuary in Rajasthan is a vast open Grassland habitat that offers a wider array of prey like Locusts, Desert Jirds, Larks and much more for both residents and migratory Raptors that frequent this area, especially in the winters.

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Vipul Ramanuj
Vipul Ramanuj 4 hours ago

Thank you, everyone, and especially the rangers for selecting this SOTW. Please feel free to share.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 days ago

Congratulations on the SOTW Vipul !

ornithoptera80 6 days ago

congrats on SOTW

Congratulations on your SOTW

Tukup 6 days ago

Amazing catch Vipul. In the right spot at the right time. Congratulations on the SOTW.

Congratulations Vipul, well deserved indeed.

Great shot Vipul,congrats on the well deserved SOTW and thanks for sharing

Michael Sarill
Michael Sarill a week ago

Hi Vipul Ramanuj,

Your spotting has been voted Project Noah's Spotting of the Week! Rangers appreciated the predator-prey interaction and educational notes captured in your spotting.

Maria dB
Maria dB a week ago

What a superb capture! That is just really wonderful. If you don't mind, I'd like to share this on my facebook page; just let me know if it's ok.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a week ago

Brilliant photography ! I am sure you've been told that a zillion times..truly amazing.

“Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!”

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 weeks ago

Stunning capture.

FernandoMSoares 3 weeks ago

Expetacular photo! Congratulations!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 weeks ago

Magnificent spotting, Vipul. That's a beautiful bird, and such a wonderful photo. Timing is everything!

Saturniidae27 3 weeks ago

Love the bland background, and the perfect pose of how migratory raptors catch their prey(:

SukanyaDatta 3 weeks ago

Super action shot!

Vipul Ramanuj
Spotted by
Vipul Ramanuj

Rajasthan, India

Lat: 27.76, Long: 74.37

Spotted on Oct 1, 2019
Submitted on Dec 27, 2019

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