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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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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:10 pm

Anne-marie,

Yes the dark brown eyes turn only yellow at around the age of 3-4 years

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:33 am

thank you :D
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby adw » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:17 pm

During November I was travelling along the H1-3 towards Satara when I saw a commotion next to the road. This juvenile Martial Eagle had just killed a Koorhaan.
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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread postby flying cheetah » Wed Dec 16, 2009 1:21 am

Great sighting and pic adw :clap: :clap: :mrgreen:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby flying cheetah » Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:05 pm

Saw this one near Crocodile bridge. I think it's a juvenile Martial Eagle, but a confirmation would be very helpful :wink:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Dec 28, 2009 11:23 pm

Looks like a JME to me too :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Shi » Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:21 pm

Hi,

Can anyone help with this identification please? We saw this bird in Dec 07 on the road between Lower Sabie and croc bridge...not a great pic but was the best I could do...

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