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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby jaffles » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:13 pm

I need help for ID. Seen in Kruger December 2014.

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Could it be a Common buzzard or a lesser spotted Eagle?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:29 am

Looks like a juvenile yellow-billed kite to me.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby hilda » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:18 am

Wow Jaffles! What a stunning picture! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby jaffles » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:35 pm

@ Johann: thank you so much for your help! I was a little bit irritated about the colour of the eyes.

@Hilda: Thank you for your kind comment!


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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby jaytea » Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:51 am

I can't decide on this guy - there were lots of Wahlbergs around..... but the tail is a bit fanned??

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby jaytea » Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:55 am

The same for this one.... Wahlbergs also?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby arks » Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:20 am

jaytea, it would help if you would tell us where and when you saw these raptors?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby jaytea » Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:33 pm

Sorry Arks!!! :redface:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby johanclassen » Sat Apr 04, 2015 6:49 pm

Hi, Could this be a Lanner Falcon? Taken near Rondevlei Ebb and Flow. Thanks By the way, this image was posted via the new suggested system using the attachment add function, this will not post an image larger then 500x500
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:19 pm

not sure :hmz:
seems lack of stripes on the tail :?

but I'm not specialist... I just try
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby jaffles » Sun Apr 05, 2015 2:26 pm

Hi all,
need help for ID. Is this a Tawny? Both pic are the same bird. Seen in Chobe NP end of September.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Apr 05, 2015 6:03 pm

Streaky adult :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby johanclassen » Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:26 pm

Tnx for your attempt Anne-Marie. After having a good look at this image and one other one , I am fairly certain that my image is a Lanner Falcon.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:43 pm

:thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:02 pm

Do you agree that this is a Juv Gabar Goshawk seen in Kruger in Feb?
I am always a bit confused between that and a Dark Chanting Goshawk? :doh:


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