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Unread postby shadowdog » Fri May 09, 2008 6:29 pm

Matthys posted this and we would like to know if any of you could id it for us lesser known birders :huh: Image

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Unread postby Niall » Fri May 09, 2008 6:37 pm

This bird is big, about Vulture size, but the white in the wings makes me think a bathing Kori Bustard??

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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat May 10, 2008 1:55 pm

Looks like an eagle of sorts Niall, the other is an immature bateleur.
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon May 12, 2008 6:31 am

Not easy to say from this photo. I would guess that it is a bathing white-backed vulture. They are also well known for bathing.

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Unread postby francoisd » Mon May 12, 2008 8:25 am

Martial Eagle.
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon May 12, 2008 8:30 am

Yeah I think I am gonna go with Cois. Martial Eagle.

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Unread postby Imberbe » Tue May 13, 2008 12:46 am

Agree on Martial.
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Unread postby shadowdog » Wed May 14, 2008 5:59 pm

thanks for the id on the Martial. Have another for you that Matthys posted again. Is it a different bird? Have two shots of it. I know it is hard to really tell from the web cam postings but any help would educate us :?



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Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed May 14, 2008 6:05 pm

That would also be martial eagle.

It's the only eagle this time of the year with fully feathered legs and the white below and upper dark coloration in the Park.

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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed May 14, 2008 6:36 pm

Looks like the same ME, about turned!
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Tilandi » Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:08 pm

Thanks to Danie :clap: Need help with identification of these please :D
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Johann » Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:28 pm

Nossob, this time of the year?
Tawny Eagle.
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Unread postby shadowdog » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:59 am

Thought you bird people would like this pic. Caught on Orpen tonight by DebM and shadowdog
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Re: bird on cam

Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:18 am

Definitely an Owl.

Looks like it could be a Barn Owl. :?
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Re: bird on cam

Unread postby Imax » Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:57 am

Cool! 8)

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