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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:52 pm 
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Need some help confirming these vultures.
No 2 White-backed Vulture?
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Unusual position or just tired of waiting?
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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2 - White-backed Vulture

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Thanks francoisd :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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I love that pic of the White-backed Vulture "passed out" in the tree. I notice there's a hole in the wing, I wonder if it used to be wing-tagged or satellite tagged perhaps?

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 Post subject: Identification Help - Raptors
Unread postPosted: Wed May 27, 2009 9:06 pm 
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how many different vulture species do you experts see on this picture? personally I think I recognize three:

hooded, white-faced and lappet-faced

correct?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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White-faced? or did you mean White-Backed. Agree! :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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yeah, white-backed, my mistake, the ones on top, right? or are they griffons? and what are the ones to the left of the lappet-faced (on the last photo), with the rather greyish neck?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - Raptors
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Yup! all the ones without pink faces.


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Ok, here's one more:
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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White Backed Vulture


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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 Post subject: Idenfitication Help - General Birds
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I know these aren't the clearest pics but I need some help please. :pray:

Is this a whitebacked vulture?

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 Post subject: Idenfitication Help - General Birds
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Flutterby, White-Backe Vulture :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Rusty Justy wrote:
Flutterby, Cape Wagtail and White-Backe Vulture :D

Praytell sir, how did you rule out Cape Vulture?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Thanks Rusty Justy for confirming my thoughts! :thumbs_up:

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