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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:58 pm

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Could anyone please ID these raptors? :pray:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Barcud » Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:34 pm

Hi Katja,

Juvenile Black/Yellow-billed Kites. Young birds like these are very difficult to seperate, but Black Kites tend to be more heavily streaked below, with Yellow-billed having more uniformly coloured underparts.

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:41 pm

Great explanation, Barcud! Thanks a lot! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Falconry4ever » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:26 pm

Kamadejo wrote:
Could anyone please ID these raptors? :pray:

Kites gallore!
Go look at some of my photos (mostly birds) @ http://www.outdoorphoto.co.za/forum/photopost/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=20417

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Falconry4ever » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:36 pm

Kamadejo wrote:
Is this a Brown Snake Eagle :hmz:

I would go with a juv. Kite. Look at the long wings and light markings on the upper wing coverts. Also no yellow and horizontally, elongated body just like a typical kite!
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Maxwell » Mon Mar 14, 2011 5:26 pm

A newcomer writes....
Go back to post on 5th september 2008 (page 1) Tilandi's Raptors.
2nd one is surely an immature Black (Verreaux's) Eagle. Mottled plumage, Golden Crown etc.,??

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:43 pm

Hi bird experts!
Could you please help me out here - is this a pale tawny?

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Toko » Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:47 pm

:hmz: A pale or a juvenile tawny eagle

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:50 pm

:yaya: Toko! Or a pale juvenile? :twisted:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Toko » Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:52 pm

:lol:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:18 pm

There was a discussion on the webcam forum whether this was a Verreaux's Eagle or a Barn Owl.
Help, please? :pray:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Maxwell » Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:48 pm

Verreaux's. Too big for anything else.
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:18 am

Thanks, Maxwell! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:02 pm

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Are these Hooded or Lapped-faced vultures? :hmz:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Maxwell » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:45 pm

Lappet-faced.
The huge beak and white trousers are diagnostic.
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