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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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The latest one is Sky 28 Micetta. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Here are the answers to the raptor challenge Sky 27

All birds taken in the Satara area
1 ) Juvenile Bateleur - The Juvenile has uniform brown plumage , cere and facial skin grey-green and a distinctive short tail
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2) Black Chested Snake Eagle Smaller than a Martial Eagle with unspotted white underparts, scaled lower legs, round head and conspicuous large yellow eyes
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3) African Fish Eagle
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4) Secretary Bird
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5) African Harrier Hawk (Gymnogene) Largest grey hawk in the area. Head small with yellow face.
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6)Pearl-spotted Owlet
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7) Brown Snake Eagle The largest snake-eagle.The dark brown plumage,large yellow owl-like eyes, upright posture and round head very distinctive
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8 )Hooded Vultures considerably smaller than the white-headed and Lappet-faced vultures. Very slender bill and whitish down on the back of the head distinctive
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9) White headed Vulture A very distinctive vulture with blackish plumage, white crown,pink facial skin, red bill and white leggings. In flight F secondaris conspicously white, M greyish black
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10) Tawny Eagle with Swaison's Spurfowl kill
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11) White backed Vulture Smaller and darker than the Cape Vulture,though plumage bocome paler with age. The characteristic off-white rump and lower back is only visible in flight or whn the wings are spread. Neck dark grey with whitish down.
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12) Lappet-faced Vulture The largest and most dominant of the vulture. Main features are the dark plumage, bare red head with conspicuous skin folds and an enormous yellowish horn coloured bill. In flght underwings are mostly dark with a narrow white bar.
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13) African Goshawk Most similar to the little sparrowhawk, distinguised by larger size,greenish grey (not yellow) cere and lack of white on the rump
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14) African Hawk Eagle Differs from the Ayre's Hawk eagle in that it's breas is less heavilly streaked. In flight the African Hawk Eagle has a broad subterminal tail band where the tailband in the Ayre's eagle is narrow
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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings
Has some of these pics also dissapeared or is it only my pc ?

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I can see them all :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Thanx Sky! Your are the best birdie ever!

Wow! a Black Chested Snake Eagle, could not find that one!

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I have 11/14 for Sky 28! :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hey Hilda, Well done! This one was not that easy.......

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Well Managed to get 8/14 on Sky #28 :D Could have had 10 if I had listened to my gut :roll: Note must try harder hopefully when my Roberts arrives I will.

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13/14 for Sky 28 :thumbs_up: . Will wait for the result to see where I went wrong :hmz: .

Sky, I can see all the birdies above :thumbs_up:

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Well done barryels! :clap: :clap:

Not bad Sushin! :clap: :clap:

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Well done everybody i'm still around just don't get time to answer but looking every morning what is happening.

:sniper: working my bud off this past few weeks.

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Well done everybody that reported back on Sky 28 :clap: :clap: .

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 Post subject: Re: Birding school for ducklings.
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Hi Ducklings
Time for Duck 29 All pics taken around Satara
Once again a couple of easier ones to start and the some more difficult ones
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And the the LBJ's :wall: :wall: :tongue:
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and a BB :rtm:
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Enjoy the reference books , online journey :big_eyes:

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Thank you Sky! :dance: :dance:

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