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Identification Help - Raptors

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby DotDan » Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:59 am

Booted Eagle

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby WillieV » Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:43 am

Thank you DotDan.

The first one was in the Aoub river.

The next one was in the Nossob river.
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I think it can be a juvenile Black Harrier.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby DotDan » Wed Jul 15, 2015 11:37 am

Jackal Buzzard :D

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Wildkyker » Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:22 am

Hi Bird lovers

Need some help with this one.
Saw him just outside Middelburg Cape Province.

My guess is African Marsh Harrier but with the lack of water here I am not sure.
Any help please

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby DotDan » Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:16 am

Hi Wildkyker

This is a juvenile Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby umtali1 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:45 am

ID-ing raptors is soooooo hard as the youngsters have such different colouring from the parents (in many cases) :wall: :wall:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby hilda » Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:58 pm

Beautifully captured Wildkyker! :clap: :clap:


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