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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby michel367 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:23 pm

Eish Katja. Even with my glasses on I cannot even see them. :big_eyes: :slap: :tongue:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:53 pm

You might wanna go and see your optician then, Michel. :tongue:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Robbie A » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:29 pm

Looks like Bataleurs..
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:39 pm

Thanks Robbie :thumbs_up:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:45 pm

I though Bateleur as well, because of the light streak in the wing, but the rear part seems too long for it? :?
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:50 pm

Lionspoon, that's exactly what I thought. The greyish looking part could be white and that would indicate an Bateleur. Well, maybe we get some more opinions. :lol:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:01 pm

Have you enlarged it? In the second pic it looks like it has a light streak on its head as well.
I've been running through my reference book up and down, but don't have an idea what it
might be. :doh:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:06 pm

and for me it looks to small for a stork :wall: I have no clue either :?
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Barcud » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:22 pm

Black/Yellow-billed Kites?

Shape and stance looks right, along with the pale wing panel.

One of the birds looks to have a pale bill? But could be just the light behind?

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Lionspoon » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:38 pm

That sounds feasible! :thumbs_up:

Had a look at my bird book again - no surprise I didn't take the kites into consideration: the yellow-billed one is a shot from the front, so no streaks visible. :twisted: And the black one seemed to have to much light parts on its head (in my book that is), but looking at the quality of the cam pics :roll: , I should have been more attentative. :whistle:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:07 pm

Thanks Barcud :thumbs_up:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:15 pm

Image

Is this a Brown Snake Eagle :hmz:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Micetta » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:19 pm

Looks very much like one :thumbs_up:

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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Kamadejo » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:20 pm

Thanks Micetta :thumbs_up:
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Re: Help ID birds on the Webcams

Unread postby Richprins » Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:15 pm

Hey, Lionspoon!

Your first one was a green pigeon, I think! :thumbs_up:


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