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 Post subject: Re: A Pair of Tawny Eagles
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What a reward! Lovely pic, Dave. :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: A Pair of Tawny Eagles
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Awesome pic - wow :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Hi can someone please help me with an ID on this raptor seen in Kruger in Feb this year.
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Elsa wrote:
Hi can someone please help me with an ID on this raptor seen in Kruger in Feb this year.
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Hi Elsa ,

Nice photo of a very typical young tawny eagle.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Hi all you stiffnecks, don't know if you identified this raptor on one of the earlier pages so please be patient with a newbie and help me out :pray:

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Saw it in a tree 2 days after a leopard feasted on his zebra kill finishing what was left over.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Looks like a Juv Tawney Eagle to me

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Tawny Eagle :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Thank you :) The colours totally confused me! Got lots of pics of the Tawny but in none did I find it so light in colour. :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Eagle, Tawny
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Saw this Tawny Eagle in Kruger in Feb this year.
and we were quite fascinated by the 2 tone colouration on its back.

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 Post subject: Re: Eagle, Tawny
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Anyone care to illuminate the following bird - I believe it is either a Juvenile Verreaux's Eagle - or Tawny eagle - but believe this, no books that I own make a difinitive differentiation between the two, just say that they both look very much alike......
Rekon the fact that my bird has very little black in the face may swing it away from Verreaux eagle, but then the very dark wings are nothing like the Tawny, and swing it back to the Verreaux.
C'mon wise ones - please tell me what you think, and some detail as to your train of thought, so I can learn from it.
PS - This bird was Huge - the largest raptor I have seen in the wild - not counting the ones I have seen in captivity.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Hi Haplo

The Juvenile Verreaux's is mottled dark and pale on chest and legs with 'scaled' effects on wing coverts. Possibly juvenile Pale form Tawny?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Sub-Adult Tawny Eagle.......

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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ok, here's the first one off a series of raptors I filmed during our recent trip to KTP and KNP - I mention that these are snapshots of video tapes because they sometimes lack quality (as these pics right here surely do)

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whalberg's? or tawny?

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PS: I just noticed that I posted this under "general birds", my mistake...I'll double post it over at raptors, maybe one of the mods can delete this post right here


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Looks like Tawny Eagle........

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