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Re: Eagles: African Hawk Eagle

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:03 am

Matjulu Loop near Berg-en-Dal in January 2011.

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Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:05 pm

I have more :D please

I saw this one in Kgalagadi in February

this one... I don't know... a Tawny :redface:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby FlorisCathy » Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:19 pm

Hi AM,

What a nice picture you've got there.
I don't know the answer for sure, but this is my guess:

3. Uhhh, Martial Eagle adult?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Caracal » Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:54 pm

:hmz: my guess is pretty much the same as yours anne-marie

3. Looking at the bird's face I first thought a juvenile bateleur...but the legs kind of threw that theory out. So yes I think I agree with your suggestion of a Tawny :D

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:30 pm

thanks a lot Caracal and FlorisCathy :D
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby adrianp » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:28 pm

I'd say:

Tawny

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:33 pm

anne-marie wrote:I have more :D please
I saw this one in Kgalagadi in February

this one... I don't know... a Tawny :redface:
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thank you very much :D


anne-marie,

This looks like an imm African Hawk Eagle. The tail is barred, and the underparts rufous brown and upper parts spotted with white which is normal for this imm birds. The legs are relative tightly feathered and the eye is starting to change to yellow.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:43 pm

thanks a lot Lizet and all of you :D

:hmz: ...going with

imm. African Hawk Eagle

I say again... it's one of the most interesting thread... but birds are not always cooperative :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:53 pm

Hi all, I'd appreciate some help with the following. All taken in the central KNP.

Not really sure:
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African Hawk-Eagle?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:09 pm

Josh,
Pic one is also African Hawk Eagle, the barred tail, head shape etc..
Pic 3 :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Jul 27, 2011 10:40 pm

and this one
not a Tawny... think of Steppe or Wahlberg's Eagle or Ayre's Hawk-Eagle
because of the barred tail... :?

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18.4.2011 around Olifants

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Maxwell » Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:06 am

Why not just plain African Hawk-Eagle.
Not Steppe or Wahlbergs to me.
The underwing colours are pure Hawk-Eagle.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:40 am

thank you very much :D

it's seems so easy... :redface:
I'm not good at all ... why always search complicate :doh:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:58 am

Hi! Could use a bit of help with this guy. Not the best of pics - he/she was quite far off - so a bit cropped. Saw this bird on the S41 near Satara end of June.

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?African Hawk-Eagle....
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Gregor » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:36 am

Yes, clearly African hawk eagle.
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