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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:13 pm 
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I need help for ID. Seen in Kruger December 2014.

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Could it be a Common buzzard or a lesser spotted Eagle?
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:29 am 
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Looks like a juvenile yellow-billed kite to me.

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Wow Jaffles! What a stunning picture! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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@ Johann: thank you so much for your help! I was a little bit irritated about the colour of the eyes.

@Hilda: Thank you for your kind comment!


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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I can't decide on this guy - there were lots of Wahlbergs around..... but the tail is a bit fanned??

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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The same for this one.... Wahlbergs also?
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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jaytea, it would help if you would tell us where and when you saw these raptors?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Sorry Arks!!! :redface:
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