~The Osprey silently circles high above us as we fish, watching for the released fish that flap at the surface. Surprising us with a bull's eye dive within a few feet of our boat, the fish is snatched up with barely a splash.
The Ornate Hawk-Eagle is a bird of prey from the tropical Americas. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae. This species is notable for its vivid colours, which differ markedly between adult and immature birds (photo from San Diego Zoo Global)
This is Male Shikra which stared directly at me. The Shikra (Accipiter badius) is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae found widely distributed in Asia and Africa where it is also called the Little Banded Goshawk.