Crested Serpent Eagle
Location: North Tripura, Tripura
Date: 4th April 2016
Equipment: :Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC
A pleasing endemic.
Photo of original 35mm print
Spilornis is a genus of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. As adults all have dark crowns, and bright yellow eyes and cere. These medium-sized raptors are found in forests of southern Asia and are known as serpent-eagles; an English name shared with two African species from the genera Dryotriorchis and Eutriorchis.