The Shikra is a small bird of prey found in Indian sub-continent. Small birds usually dive through foliage to avoid a Shikra. The flight is typical with flaps and glides. It catches his prey through a great speed and accuracy.
It is found that an Indian Navy's helicopter base was named INS Shikra in 2009.
Place - Siphon DVC canal, Barddhaman, WB
Date - 30/08/2015
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Focal Length: 250 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec