Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela)
Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
27 December 2005
This juvenile crested Serpent Eagle was noticed at Sapan Mori, basking in the Sun. It was a great moment to watch as the immature eagle displayed its open wings to us photographers who clicked their way to glory.
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS and 1.4xII on Canon 10D using Gitzo 1410 and Wimberly Head. ISO 200, 1/400 @ f7.1, Evaluative Metering at Zero.