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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:09 pm

Ok, great and thanks Maxwell. Two more ticks for my slowly growing list :dance:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby pantera leo » Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:10 pm

Also agree on the Wahlberg's!

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby sandeep » Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:56 pm

Hi

This raptor seen near Skukuza on 25th Oct. Would appreciate help in identifying. My first impression because of the size was a Wahlberg. Thanks

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:13 pm

Your id looks good, Sandeep. :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Ladybirder » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:31 pm

I also agree, that bright yellow lipstick a give away

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby sandeep » Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:18 am

Thanks Wildtuinman and Ladybirder. The puffed up chest and resultant neck disappearing did create a doubt, but thanks again for confirming

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:21 pm

Ok, here are a couple of raptor testers and to make matters worse some of them were soaked in the rain! All taken over the weekend around Shimuwini.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:48 pm

c= Walberg's eagle: crest; dainty bill; extent of gape and eye colour are all spot-on
d= same as above, just a dark form
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Ladybirder » Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:15 pm

c. Wahlberg's Eagle the pale form. The crest .
d. Wahlberg's Eagle but the dark form.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby maudoc » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:36 pm

So... my first post, my first mistakes?? :redface:

???

Wahlberg's Eagle
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Southern Krüger Park and surroundings, half September 2012

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby adrianp » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:44 pm

:thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby maudoc » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:27 pm

Thank you! :mrgreen:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby bondm » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:24 pm

Hi All, Could you possibly identify this pird of prey, being pestered by a Fork-tail drongo.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Rooies » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:29 pm

Juvenile Martial Eagle I would say.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby wildtuinman » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:37 pm

Tough one.

When was the photo taken?

Most probably a Wahlberg's Eagle fluffed up in the early morning.
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