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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:52 pm

And for you Anne Marie.. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Gregor » Sat Dec 18, 2010 5:18 pm

Martial eagle, nice picture!!!
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Johann » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:33 am

Seen on the S63 tar road to Pafuri borderpost in January 2011. Seems to be feeding on a Rock Monitor.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Kamadejo » Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:44 am

Johann, that's a fantastic pic of the Martial Eagle :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby flying cheetah » Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:25 pm

What a wonderful pic Johann :clap: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Touareg » Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:46 pm

This one is from the KTP shot in December 2010 near the 14de Boorgat.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby sandeep » Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:23 pm

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Hi

This one was on the ground close to Satara. I originally thought it was an African Hawk eagle, but could not see any markings, so then guessed this to be a imm martial. But did not look like the other imm martials that I had seen, hence this query.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby MattAxel » Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:45 pm

I agree with you that the shape of this one doesn't look right fo juvenile Martial, but with that colouring, the grey cere and the dark eye, it can't be anything else.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby ross hawkins » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:56 am

@ Sundeep

I would agree on Martial Eagle.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby WildWings » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:00 am

Hi Sandeep

Juvenile Martial Eagle.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby gerharddb » Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:48 pm

An amazing sighting I had at Satara Gate. Sorry to report the Martial eagle came second, with a broken leg, and scars, while the bateleur flew off.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby flying cheetah » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:52 pm

Very exciting sighting :shock: Was there any particular reason that the two raptors were fighting?
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:28 pm

I took the following picture of a Martial Eagle at the Malelane gate. Before I could get a second picture, the Martial Eagle took off... :(

Still glad I could get this picture. :D

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby H. erectus » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:34 pm

A beaut, Leeukos
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Kamadejo » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:38 pm

Wonderful pic :clap: :clap: :clap:
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