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Re: Eagle, African Fish

Unread postby Mike1916 » Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:20 pm

Seen between Satara and Olifants, many eagles present they seemed to be catching insects me thinks.

Was also Tawny and Steppe Eagles and many yet to be identified small raptors.

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Re: Eagle, African Fish

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:21 am

I have got also a special one :shock:
... rob a piece of fish to a Crocodile
As per Franck the Fish Eagle could be hungry

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Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby louis dreyer » Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:30 pm

Please help me to identify the following, was in the southern part of kruger.
I know the images is not very good, sorry about that.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby adrianp » Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:59 pm

The second looks like a juvenile fish eagle.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Micetta » Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:45 pm

Hi Louis! I see that you have passed the exams and has become a HR West Rand Region :clap: :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby MattAxel » Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:47 pm

I agree with all of adrianp's IDs

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby louis dreyer » Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:46 am

Thanks guy's
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Re: Eagle, African Fish

Unread postby okie » Sun Jun 26, 2011 8:16 pm

Fish eagle seen near Shawu wh , giving us the evil eye :whistle: .



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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby roaneric » Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:17 pm

Hello everyone

Can you please help me with the identification of this raptor. I really have NO idea.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:21 pm

Off the bat id: Immature Fish Eagle.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby arks » Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:28 pm

I don't think it's an eagle because it doesn't appear to have fully feathered legs. Perhaps some sort of buzzard ...... ? :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby pantera leo » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:02 pm

Agree with Imberbe Imm African Fish-Eagle. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Richprins » Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:06 pm

Ja! The bill is huge, and short tail!

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Ladybirder » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:00 pm

I also agree Imm Fish Eagle, their leggs are not fully feathered

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby roaneric » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:24 pm

Thanks for all your replies. It's a beautiful bird isn't it.
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