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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Dec 25, 2014 7:35 pm

Snack for the day......

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:03 pm

Great images Jan and LQ. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Taken near Mata Mata. :D :D Can one maybe tell me the name of this one?

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:16 am

Thanks Hilda,I did some googling,and it is a Steppe Buzzard.

Take at Nossop brd hide.They make beautiful photo's these Bataleurs. :D :D

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:58 am

The younger version..........

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Unread post by lion queen » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:32 am

Drongo not happy with Visitor to his tree!!!

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Unread post by Robbert » Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:09 pm

Great shot of the Abdim's Stork, and Bateleur,Roelf!

Great shots of the young Bateleur and falcon, Jan!

Thank you both for sharing!!


" overlooking the riverbed"

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:29 pm

Great wide angle shot Rob :clap: :clap:

Time for a bath......

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:32 pm

Thank you Hilda and Rob for the comments...appreciated :thumbs_up:

Rob may be you will spot a young Martial Eagle.... :hmz:

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:53 pm

Thank you Rob :thumbs_up:

The stare in golden light...

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:24 pm

Beautiful images and sightings Jan....love the golden stare. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Taken at Dalkeith waterhole,Lanner Falcon eating breakfast. :D :D :D

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun May 03, 2015 11:38 am

Posing against a beautiful blue BG.....

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon May 25, 2015 8:07 pm

Thank you Hilda :thumbs_up:

Time to get this thread active again... :hmz:

Young Bateleur...

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by CliveK » Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:08 pm

Perhaps someone can assist with the Identification of this one sighted around 13 Boorgat? I think it's a breeding Gymnogene due to the red face but not too sure............................

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Perhaps it's face is red from flying over this vulture nest :naughty: :naughty:

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Robbert » Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:12 pm

Great shots Clive!
I think you're right, it looks like a Gymnogene. Beautiful, never seen one that close, I think you're were very lucky.
The vultures are a little bit naughty..... :redface: :roll: :lol:

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:47 am

Definitely an African Harrier-Hawk (Gymnogene) CliveK! Beautiful picture! :clap: :clap:


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