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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:11 pm 
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cfraser wrote:
Hi Guys

I have a couple tester's for you:

DIFFICULT AND WE NOT SURE? - Seems like possibly a European Honey Buzzard from the google pics I've looked at

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_C6F0189 by fraserc86, on Flickr

Taken in Kruger - January 2013


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:56 pm 
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Another angle (sort of) on #3

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_C6F0190 by fraserc86, on Flickr

What about a Juvenile Shikra or Juvenile Little Sparrowhawk for #4?


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:35 pm 
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#3 looks like it has 'hairy' legs.

How about juvenile lesser spotted eagle?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:05 pm 
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Thanks for the additional shot of #3 cfraser :thumbs_up:
Now I'm almost certain that my first impression of Euro Honey Buzzard was correct.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:58 am 
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#3 Is definitely a Honey-Buzzard! What a sighting!

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