Scientific Name: Butastur teesa Common Name: White-eyed Buzzard
Identifying Features: white throat, white eyes, yellow legs, brown wings, yellow beak with black tip, brown head
- This species is widely distributed in South Asia, throughout India in the plains and extending up to 1000 m in the Himalayas. The specific name teesa is derived from the name in Hindi.
- This species is usually seen soaring alone in thermals or perched still. Groups of two or three may sometimes be seen.
This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadoss – via Flickr.
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