Lesser Fish Eagle (Ichthyophaga humilis)
28 December 2007
Ganeshgudi, 30km from Dandeli, Karnataka, India
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS and 1.4xII on Canon 1D Mark III
ISO 200, 1/1000 @ f8 - Manual Exposure using Sekonic L308S Lightmeter
My friend Ganesh (http://naturelyrics.com) saw this perched on the opposite side of the river Kali and we took a small boat to photograph this. I have cloned out a few distractions in the bg. A great raptor indeed. This is probably the first photographic record of this species for Dandeli area.