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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:46 pm

Thank you Barcud. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:30 pm

:hmz: I have one more, please
I think of a Lizard Buzzard, small size, it seem's has a black line under the throat
or if not a Gabar Goshawk...

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Maxwell » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:44 pm

It's a Lizard Buzzard Anne Marie and quite a nice picture of one too.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:08 pm

:dance: thank you... a new one :D
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Maxwell » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:01 pm

Good to hear that. How long is that list now?
I think you can always tell the Lizard Buzard by its 'kindlier' expression. True Hawks 'glare' at you.
That and the more upright stance of the Buzzard.
It seems to be a youngster as the white throat patch is not develped and neither is the eye ring but you can see they are forming.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:14 pm

thanks a lot Maxwell, it's nice to receive all these explanations :D

for the list... I will count later... at that moment I try to write a TR and this Raptor is coming soon.... :whistle:
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Re: Buzzard: Lizard

Unread postby Dabchick » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:23 pm

Finally found a Lizard buzzard! :dance: 22 June 2012, on the Phalaborwa - Mopani Rd only a couple of km's from the T-junction with the Phalaborwa-Letaba Rd (very nice "last" sighting of the week on the way back home...) :D

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Re: Buzzard: Lizard

Unread postby Vlakvarkvrou » Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:37 pm

23 May 2012 on the Numbi Road, just before you reached Napi turnoff
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23 May 2012 on the S114 after Renosterkoppies and before the H5 turnoff
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby RichardJ » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:43 pm

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Help please. Seen at Renosterpan in September.

Looked like a PCG...but tiny...the size of a love bird (or little bigger)

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby MattAxel » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:00 pm

It's a Lizard Buzzard

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Ferdelance » Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:01 pm

Hi RichardJ.

Probably not the size of a love bird more like a pigeon :lol: but definitely a Lizard Buzzard! Nice sighting....
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:19 am

Thanks MattAxel and Ferdelance :thumbs_up: the species is new to me.

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Re: Buzzard: Lizard

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:55 am

I have had some good sightings of this bird recently in and around Kruger.

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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:33 pm

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Batmad » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:05 pm

..and the first is Lizard Buzzard
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