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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:53 am

Oups a lot of problems with Falcon, Kestrel, Kite :redface:
all saw in Kgalagadi (around Grootkolk) February 2011

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Image Amur - Red-Footed Falcon ?

Image Amur - Red-Footed-Falcon ?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:09 am

Close.

It is not the Amur / Eastern Red-Footed Kestrel, but rather the Western Red-Footed Kestrel. The distribution will tell you that. It also seems that most of them were males. The males of the two species can easily be confused.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:59 pm

thanks Imberbe :D
there were a lot, :hmz: ready for migration, I think
males and females and often several species together, it was :dance:
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Falcon, Red-footed

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:10 pm

An uncommon falcon in South Africa and easily overlooked when overshadowed by the numbers of Amur Falcons it mix with.

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Re: Falcon, Red-footed

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