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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:52 pm 
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Hi everyone,
I'd love to know what sort of Eagle this is. He was huge !! Thanks in advance :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Martial Eagle

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Agreed...Martial Eagle. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Thanks for the help :D :D

Interesting :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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:thumbs_up: I agree with Martial Eagle;note the dark underwing coverts, the Black-chested Snake-Eagle has white underwing coverts.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Lizet Grobbelaar wrote:
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:thumbs_up: I agree with Martial Eagle;note the dark underwing coverts, the Black-chested Snake-Eagle has white underwing coverts.


Thanks Lizet ! Very useful :D


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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:47 pm 
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One of the best bird sightings and closest of a raptor:
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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
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:thumbs_up: Mike, that is one awesome shot!! :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
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Thanks Sprocky :D

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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
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Very nice shot, well captured!


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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
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 Post subject: Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle
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We took this series of pics of a Fork-tailed Drongo attacking a Martial Eagle in Kruger in May this year.

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