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 Post subject: Re: Harrier-hawk, African (Gymnogene)
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:59 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Harrier-hawk, African (Gymnogene)
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Thanks ladies.

We had another lovely sighting of an African Harrier-Hawk very early this morning in Johannesburg.

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 Post subject: Re: Harrier-hawk, African (Gymnogene)
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Superb sightings!! :clap: :clap:

We were so lucky to spot a young one at Lake Panic (Tx Naomi for the ID)

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 Post subject: Re: Harrier-hawk, African (Gymnogene)
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Taken near Paul Kruger Gate

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Young Hawk taken at LP


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 Post subject: Re: Harrier-hawk, African (Gymnogene)
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Stunning pictures, Jan. I have seen these birds in action twice. They must be the most unpopular birds in the bird kingdom. I must say that I had tears in my eyes watching frantic purple roller parents trying to save their young.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Is this a Gymogene?

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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
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And yes, on the gymnogene :thumbs_up: (African harrier-hawk, often found with forked-tail drongos for company, keeping a watch on the bird in case it gets up to mischief!)

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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
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Thanks Johan, much appreciated. :thumbs_up:

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