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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by arks » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:26 am

Nice pix, anne-marie! The second one looks smaller than a juvenile PCG (tho hard to tell from a photo), perhaps a juvenile gabar goshawk?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:56 am

thanks Arks :D
for the second, to large for a Gabar (I saw Gabar for the first time :dance: and it's smaller), going for a juvenil PCG
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Crested Barbet » Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:02 pm

I am not sure with these raptors, seen in Addo in December. What do you mean?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by pantera leo » Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:44 am

1. Juvenile Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by adrianp » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:40 am

Agree. :thumbs_up:

Well spotted Panthera Leo, on the SPCGH. The long tarsus is the clincher!

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Crested Barbet » Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:51 pm

:clap: :clap: pantera leo, adrianp, thanks a lot for the ID
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Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk

Unread post by Tony T » Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:04 pm

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Just another PCG, yes but in the WCNP?! :thumbs_up: ; We on the West Coast were very excited cause this lone PCG was spotted for the first time during our 2011 Wader Bash, and by a student. She won the prize for Rarity Bird.
During this years' Wader Bash it was spotted again in the WCNP and won the runner up Rarity prize.
I was fortunate to see it last Monday for the first time and took this photo.
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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Rookie » Tue May 15, 2012 8:54 pm

I would appreciate any help in IDing these birds.

Taken in Addo between 27 April and 1 May 2012.

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he was very far away, so sorry for the quality
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Possibly a juv PCG?
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Possibly another juv PCG?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by WELSH_ASH » Tue May 15, 2012 10:46 pm

Hi Rookie.

I'm unsure of your last 2 pics. But I'm sure the experts on here will be able to tell you soon.

I agree with your first 3 pics being juvy PCG's.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by anne-marie » Wed May 16, 2012 6:49 am

for the juv PCG... almost no problem... but the others... :whistle:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by adrianp » Thu May 17, 2012 9:19 am

Agree on there being quite afew juvenile pale chanting goshawks in the mix.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by MattAxel » Thu May 17, 2012 8:33 pm

Rookie I agree that the first 3 are all PCGs. The last two pics I think are also PCGs due to those long legs.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by WackoRhino » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:16 am

Hi everybody,

back from a great stay in KTP I am working on my TR. So I need some help to ID some raptors. :hmz:
For each one I have made a guess but I really need your help

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Red footed falcon ? :redface:

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Gabar again ? :whistle:

I hope I did not make too much of a fool of myself :slap:

A big Thank you for your input :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:10 pm

WackoRhino,
All Pale Chanters :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:46 pm

No need to feel uncomfortable WackoRhino.

We all started somewhere.

Juvenile PCGs are rufous. I have never seen a 'half and half' like you have. Nice sighting.
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