Accipitridae

Black Kite Milvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783)

Black Kite Milvus migrans (Boddaert, 1783)

Local Name: Bhuban Chil / Goda Chil (Bangla);Chil (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Arindam Bhuin
Indrakanan, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 07/03/2020

Flight

©Durjoy Bose
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 17/02/2019

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
DUM DUM KOLKATA, North 24 Parganas, 22/11/2018

Adult

©Somapika Seal
Nil Nirjone, Birbhum, 29/12/2018

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Black-eared Kite Milvus lineatus

Black-eared Kite Milvus lineatus

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 16/08/2018

Juvenile

©Kaushik Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/11/2017

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Black-winged Kite / Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus Desfontaines, 1789

Black-winged Kite / Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus Desfontaines, 1789

Local Name: Kapasii (Hindi, Bangla, Gujrati), Chitti (Punjabi), Masunwa (Uttar Pradesh), Chanwa (Nepali), Kapshi Ghar (Marathi), Velli-eriyan/ Ukussa (Malayalam), Kurlla Goya (Sinhala)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Bagnan, Howrah/Haora, 02/02/2020

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Sadar ghat, Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 26/03/2019

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/07/2019

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 15/01/2017

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Booted Eagle/ Booted Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus (J.F. Gmelin, 1788)

Booted Eagle/ Booted Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus (J.F. Gmelin, 1788)

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Dark Morph

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/02/2014

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Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus (Boddaert, 1783)

Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus (Boddaert, 1783)

Local Name: Sonkhochil (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Juvenile

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

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Cinereous Vulture / Black Vulture Aegypius monachus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Cinereous Vulture / Black Vulture Aegypius monachus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Local Name: Kala Gidh (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Adult at middle

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

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Common Buzzard/Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo

Common Buzzard/Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult vulpinus, rufous morph

©Satyajit Mandal
Pandaveswar, Paschim Bardhaman, 27/01/2019

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Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela Latham 1790

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela Latham 1790

Local Name: Kalgidar Sarp Chil(Hindi), Tila Nag-igol / Tilaj baj / Sabchur / Sap Mar Chil(Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

©Debayan Gayen
Sunderban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 02/11/2019

©Debayan Gayen
Sunderban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

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Eastern Marsh Harrier Circus spilonotus

Eastern Marsh Harrier Circus spilonotus

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Male

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Chittaranjan, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/01/2015

©Amar Nayak
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/11/2018

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Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga

Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Male

©Sandipan Ghosh
Bakeswar Dam, Dubrajpur, Birbhum, Birbhum, 30/12/2018

©Satyajit Mandal
Nil Nirjone, Birbhum, 27/11/2018

©Sagar Adhurya
Ballavpur WLS, Birbhum, 25/11/2018

©Somapika Seal
Nil Nirjone, Birbhum, 29/12/2018

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Himalayan Vulture / Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis Hume, 1869

Himalayan Vulture / Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis Hume, 1869

Local Name: Himalayi Gridhini (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus

Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus

Local Name: Lomba Pa Tisabaj (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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ADULT

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Andal aerodrum, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/11/2019

Adult

©Oishik Roy
Tinchuley, Darjeeling, 16/10/2019

Rufous morph

©Dibyendu Karmakar
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 04/11/2017

Adult

©Amar Nayak
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 04/11/2017

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Mountain Hawk Eagle Nisaetus nipalensis

Mountain Hawk Eagle Nisaetus nipalensis

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Kolakham, Kalimpong, 24/01/2014

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Oriental Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus

Oriental Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus

Local Name: Mou Baj (Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category:


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NA

©Binay Kr Rungta
Jhalda, Purulia, 19/10/2013

Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Adult

©Satrajit Dutta
IQ City, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/02/2017

Adult Male

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 03/04/2011

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Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos

Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos

Local Name: Pakra Kapasi(Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Female Flight

©Amar Nayak
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/11/2017

Juvenile

©Aniruddha Singhamahapatra
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/11/2017

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Shikra Accipiter badius

Shikra Accipiter badius

Local Name: Pati Shikre(Bengali), Shikara(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
University Institute of Technology, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 14/02/2020

Juvenile

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Female

©Milan Kanti Mandal
KMP, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 28/01/2017

Juvenile

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 01/08/2014

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A close-up, Shikra (Accipiter badius).

©Kaustav Khan
Bagnan, Howrah, West Bengal, India., Howrah/Haora, 12/10/2019

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Call

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Government College, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 28/06/2013

Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus

Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus

Local Name: Khatoangul Shap Egol (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Dark

©Satrajit Dutta
Nilnirjon, Birbhum, 31/01/2017

Adult

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/11/2017

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Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis Hodgson, 1833

Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis Hodgson, 1833

Local Name: Prantor Baj (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Endangered [EN]


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Juvenile / 1st Winter

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

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Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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©Sagar Adhurya
Ballavpur WLS, Birbhum, 25/11/2018

©Amar Nayak
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 25/11/2018

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White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster J.F. Gmelin, 1788

White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster J.F. Gmelin, 1788

Local Name: Samudra Baj (Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category: Choose IUCN threatened Category


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©Debayan Gayen
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 30/05/2019

Adult

©Surajit Sarkar
Sundarbans, South 24 Paraganas, 10/08/2019

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White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa

White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa

Local Name: Tisa(Hindi), Dholachokh Tisabaj(Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Flight

©Sagar Adhurya
Banshia Forest, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 24/05/2017

Adult

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Kantaberia, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/09/2017

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