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White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster   - Adult with prey
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Photographer : © Pathmanath Samaraweera
Location :Kelametiya Sanctuary, Sri Lanka
Date : 10 July 2006
English synonyms:Whitebellied Sea Eagle, White-bellied Sea-Eagle, White-bellied Fish-eagle, White-bellied Fish Eagle, White-breasted Fish Eagle, White-breasted Sea Eagle, White-breasted Sea-eagle, White-breasted Fish-hawk, Grey-backed Sea Eagle, Grey-backed Sea-eagle
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird came from towards the sea with the sea snake in its talons, perched on a tree overhanging the lagoon, ate only the head of the snake, dropped the rest of it into the water and flew away for no apparent reason. - PS