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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby wingman » Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:59 pm

Some help needed with this one please seen in the Letaba area

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the above seen near Skukuza

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:24 pm

wingman,
Martial Eagle (juv) - overall pale with fine baring on tail and underwing, no markings on the legs and some brown markings around the hind neck.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:48 pm

Agreed! and decent photos :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby wingman » Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:12 pm

Many thanks, those are the exact birds i had put them down as. It just goes to show that having kept track of the ID help/needed threads and the bird challenge I was able to ID both birds within seconds of seeing them just from what i have learnt reading these threads. many thanks to all who give their time to these endless requests it is greatly appreciated.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Barcud » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:41 pm

Hi All,

Took a burst of pics of this Martial Eagle not far from Skukuza in June. Have layered them together to make this image of the bird swooping down from it's perch.

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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:57 pm

:thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: ALL pics!
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby oddesy » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:31 am

:thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: Great picture Barcud
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby Mike1916 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:47 am

:clap: :clap: Great Pic :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:49 pm

thanks a lot for all these explanations :D

I have 2 more
1. Juv. Gymnogene ? , Buzzard ? the black eyes is a problem for me :redface:
near Lower Sabie 8.11
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Pjw » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:09 pm

Anne Marie I don't have my books with me but I guess the 1st one is a juv Martial
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:22 pm

Pjw wrote:Anne Marie I don't have my books with me but I guess the 1st one as a juv Martisl
with black eyes ?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:26 pm

Nr. 1 is 100% juvinile Martial. :thumbs_up:

Will have a proper look at 2 a bit later.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Barcud » Fri Dec 11, 2009 7:44 pm

Hi Anne-Marie,

Agree with Martial Eagle for the first bird.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:56 pm

Agree :thumbs_up:

1-Juv Martial

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:03 pm

thanks a lot :D
so a juv. Martial Eagle has dark eyes...
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