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 Post subject: Re: Eagles: African Hawk Eagle
Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:43 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Eagles: African Hawk Eagle
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Saw this raptor in the western section of Mapungubwe at the beginning of the month. Juvenile Verreaux's Eagle?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Hi Naomi

I think the first one is probably a African Hawk-Eagle, Busy moulting from Juvenile to Adult plumage.


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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
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I found another bird where I need the help from the experts :redface: :redface: :redface:

This I guess is an African Hawk Eagle - Seen in the Letaba riverbed on the S93 on on 22.02.13

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Sorry this picture is extreme enlarged :wink:

Thanks for your help here :gflower:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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This bird is an African Hawk-Eagle.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Need help with an ID on this one please. Seen yesterday in my yard. Property Boons NWP. Thanks :thumbs_up:
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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African hawk eagle? range?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Thanks BB, I was not convinced it was an African hawk eagle. We do get them in the area but thought they are more black than brown and quite heavily spotted on the chest. Then again I am smaller than a duckling when it comes to birds :wink:
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Sorry BB, I am roughly between Magaliesburg and Rustenburg

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Aha - no streaking.....

Blond Wahlberg's then? Are they still around.

Doesn't look like a juvenile martial. :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Have you ruled out juv booted eagle?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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BB I have seen a brown Wahlbergs and there are Martials in the area. It was a fair size!

Johan, barryels actually suggested Booted Eagle (when I posted it under birds in the garden thread) Would my area be correct for them?

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