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White-eyed Buzzard

Butastur teesa

Description:

Caught in action, attempting to catch a locust.

Habitat:

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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21 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner a year ago

Congratulations Vipul on your 3rd place. I have to say this is one of my favorite photos of the year.

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a year ago

congrats, Vipul.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

Congratulations, Vipul.

Machi
Machi a year ago

Congratulations Vipul Ramanuj, two of your spottings tied for third place in our 2019 Best Wildlife Photo Competition - Birds category!

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KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton a year ago

Great spotting!

Vipul Ramanuj
Vipul Ramanuj a year ago

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

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

Congratulations on the SOTW Vipul !

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a year ago

congrats on SOTW

Congratulations on your SOTW

Tukup
Tukup a year 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

MichaelS
MichaelS a year 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.

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Maria dB
Maria dB a year 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 year 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 a year ago

Stunning capture.

FernandoMSoares
FernandoMSoares a year ago

Expetacular photo! Congratulations!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

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

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 a year ago

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

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a year ago

Super action shot!

Vipul Ramanuj
Spotted by
Vipul Ramanuj

Gopalpura, Rajasthan, India

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

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