raptors

Bonelli’s Eagle

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Aquila fasciata
Nepali Name: मोरङ्गी चील (Morangi Cheel)

Notes:
1. Observed hunting from a perch during the current visit but does hunt on the wing.

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

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Accipiter nisus
Nepali Name: वनबाज Banbaaj

Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 16 November, 2014. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Black Eagle

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Ictinaetus malayensis
Nepali Name: द्रोणक चील (Dronak Cheel)

Notes:
1. Soars gracefully just above the forest canopy.