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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby ross hawkins » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:56 am

@ Sundeep

I would agree on Martial Eagle.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby WildWings » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:00 am

Hi Sandeep

Juvenile Martial Eagle.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby gerharddb » Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:48 pm

An amazing sighting I had at Satara Gate. Sorry to report the Martial eagle came second, with a broken leg, and scars, while the bateleur flew off.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby flying cheetah » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:52 pm

Very exciting sighting :shock: Was there any particular reason that the two raptors were fighting?
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:28 pm

I took the following picture of a Martial Eagle at the Malelane gate. Before I could get a second picture, the Martial Eagle took off... :(

Still glad I could get this picture. :D

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby H. erectus » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:34 pm

A beaut, Leeukos
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Kamadejo » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:38 pm

Wonderful pic :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby oddesy » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:50 pm

Brilliant picture, nice!! :thumbs_up: :clap:
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby flying cheetah » Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:01 pm

Great pic :clap: Isn't it amazing that such a heavy bird can sit on the edge of a dead branch :roll:
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:28 am

The following picture of a Juvenile Martial Eagle was taken on the S25 close to Crocodile-Bridge. It took a while to ID the bird, as this one was very big, and had no spots on the belly. The spots on the hind-neck and mantle and the size of this bird made me decide that this is indeed a Martial Eagle (Juvenile).

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:19 pm

Please could some kind person help me with ID ing the following birds - All taken in KNP last week.
Sorry they're not very good pics, I'm a novice to both photography and birding, but keen and learning!!!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Niall » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:31 pm

Hi vgs, I'd say:

- I think this is an immature Martial Eagle.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:55 pm

Thanks Niall :thumbs_up:
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby bishop3006 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:42 pm

Seen in Kruger last year end March.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:54 am

A good area to see Martial Eagle is Satara. Have noted sightings most frequently on the s100 and H1-3.
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