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 Post subject: Re: a few bird pics from our latest KP trip
Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:03 pm 
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 Post subject: Identification Help - General Birds
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Please help me to identify the following, was in the southern part of kruger.
I know the images is not very good, sorry about that.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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I'd say the first bird is a juvenile bateleur. Overall brown, no leggings and naked skin on the face.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi Louis! I see that you have passed the exams and has become a HR West Rand Region :clap: :clap:
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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I agree with all of adrianp's IDs


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: which raptor
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saw it in kruger in august 2011
what is it?
regards schliek
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 Post subject: Re: which raptor
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To me the looks like juvenile Bateleur, as you can see there is almost no tail showing.

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 Post subject: Re: which raptor
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Agree Juv Bateleur.

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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
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Coming in late,
Probably, Juv Bataleur. Not keen on the bill.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Good evening everyone!
I also have problems to identification this beautiful eagle!!

I am sure, someone can help me? :D

We saw that eagle with 3 others on the Biyamiti private road on that kill 2 weeks ago! He was huge and a real beautiful bird!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Its a Bateleur, but it looks like its melanistic phase.
Meaning lacking any lighter color. Beautiful bird


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Yip a melanistic Bateleur. Very cool.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Great picture. It's a Bateleur and I did not even know they had a Melanistic phase.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Maxwell wrote:
Great picture. It's a Bateleur and I did not even know they had a Melanistic phase.


Neither did I - beautiful bird

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