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Crested Serpent Eagle Lifting its crest

Crested Serpent-Eagle is rather a medium-sized raptor, often seen soaring above forests. Lifting their crest is a very very rare act. Crested Serpent-Eagle hunts from a high perch at clearings’ edges. It watches for prey, motionless during long moments at tree top, with flat crest. When a prey is located, it drops almost vertically, and it catches arboreal snakes, reptiles, small birds and mammals. It takes its preys on the ground, and also takes dead snakes when it finds one.

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Tirupur, India
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© Devarajan Karunanithi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 11, 2016, 4:31 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 1100D
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO500
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