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White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster   - Chase fight
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Photographer : © Tushar Bhagwat
Location :Morapada, Alibag Taluka, Raigad District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 4 November 2018
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
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Field Observation - The White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) was circling around and had come quite close for me to observe. A black kite (Milvus migrans) which was not far away when this eagle was above me, suddenly started chasing the eagle. The White-bellied Sea Eagle turned around to chase the Black Kite away. After a little chase, the White-bellied Sea Eagle again started circling away from there. The Black Kite too flew away. Not much of action / fight was seen. - TB
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