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Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

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Re: Eagle, African Fish

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Tue Oct 06, 2009 3:03 pm

Borakalalo National Park, Northwest Province.

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Re: Eagle, African Fish

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Lionspoon » Sun Nov 01, 2009 5:32 pm

Dear Stiffnecks!

I pledge to start my own bird list on my last trip to KNP and donate 25 Rand for each species I would find. Now could you please help me to ID the following birds properly? :pray:

S114 (I think, it was Biyamiti, but I forgot to write it down. :redface: )

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sun Nov 01, 2009 6:45 pm

Fish Eagle :thumbs_up:
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Re: Eagle, African Fish

Unread postby Magic Guarri » Mon Nov 09, 2009 1:07 pm

Just came into this topic! My favourite bird!!!
I love his call - thats one of the most beautiful sounds of the bush!

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby iNkwazi » Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:29 pm

Need help with this one please. Taken this morning near Croc Bridge - it was far away - have cropped it to get a better view. Was therefore quite large. Could it be a juv. fish eagle?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby HannoLangenhoven » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:03 pm

Spot on with the maybe. An Imm African Fish-Eagle. In one of the final moults before full adult plumage if not the final moult. Nice one!

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby iNkwazi » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:07 pm

Thanks, Hanno. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:15 pm

Sub Adult Fish Eagle :thumbs_up:
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Re: Eagle, African Fish

Unread postby Sprocky » Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:53 pm

Here is one I got this morning.

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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:49 pm

2. juv. Tawny Eagle ? around Berg-en-Dale 19.11
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:26 pm

Will have a proper look at 2 a bit later. [/color]
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Barcud » Fri Dec 11, 2009 7:44 pm

Hi Anne-Marie,

The second bird is a Juv African Fish-eagle. (face and neck pattern, wing pattern, general shape and bill size and shape).

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:56 pm

Agree :thumbs_up:

2-Juv. African Fish Eagle

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:03 pm

thanks a lot :D
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