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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed May 22, 2013 12:06 pm

I started taking birding more seriously when I thought an immature bataleur was a tawny eagle and it was proved otherwise by a friend you don't want to lose a bet to. :redface:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed May 22, 2013 12:19 pm

BB is correct, the bare facial screen and short tail(BTW, it is also known as a Short-tailed Eagle) are both good indicators.
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Re: Bateleur

Unread postby Johann » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:23 pm

Female on the H4-1 between the two bridges over the Sabie river near Skukuza.
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Re: Bateleur

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Re: Bateleur

Unread postby Jock » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:33 pm

A stunning raptor shown in truly stunning pictures. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Wild about cats » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:00 am

Immature Bateleur?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby DotDan » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:19 am

Your ID looks good :thumbs_up:

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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby sarafl » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:35 am

Hello! Any identification ideas on these? All pictures were taken in Kruger this month (February).

5. Near Lower Sabie- ?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:32 am

I would say

5. sub-adult Bateleur

wait for specialists, that I'm not :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby MattAxel » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:32 am

Correct anne-marie.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:40 am

thank you :D
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby sarafl » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:19 am

Thank you again Anne Marie and Matt. :gflower:

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Re: Bateleur

Unread postby Wildkyker » Fri Oct 17, 2014 11:34 am

Some of my Bateleur pics

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Re: Bateleur

Unread postby Shane Gover » Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:11 pm

Cool sighting :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Bateleur

Unread postby Ladybirder » Fri Oct 17, 2014 11:09 pm

Stunning pictures Wildkyker :clap: :clap: :clap:


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