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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by johanclassen » Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:15 am

Thanks Karin Mitton and Sandeep for your input. Appreciate. :)

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:29 am

Agree with all the raptor id's, including that of the immature Verreaux's Eagle.
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Unread post by johanclassen » Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:21 pm

Appreciate your confirmation Wildtuiman. Cheers :lol:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Papadoc » Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:25 pm

Dear Forumites,

Thanks for the id of the Verreaux's Eagle!

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:37 pm

I photograph this Hawk at Lake Panic

According to my Bird expert this is a Little Sparrow Hawk. He was chasing the birds and lucky for me he had a drink :dance:

Agree?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by DotDan » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:05 am

I would agree with Little Sparrowhawk. Nice find this :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by hilda » Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:32 am

Beautiful pictures of the Little Sparrowhawk Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Jan 14, 2016 8:42 pm

a little bit far but looks like a Juvenile Chanting Goshawk :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Tessa G » Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:46 pm

On a recent trip to Pafuri, we came across this pair, obviously parent and juvenile, but wonder if you could please help I.D

We saw the juvenile first and immediate thought was that it was a juvenile Fish Eagle, but it was too small.

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This is the parent and they were sitting in the same tree together.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Tessa G » Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:48 pm

Could I have help with this one too please. Seen near Letaba.

I think it is an Amur Falcon, but would like to be sure.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Imberbe » Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:53 pm

Tessa G wrote:On a recent trip to Pafuri, we came across this pair, obviously parent and juvenile, but wonder if you could please help I.D

We saw the juvenile first and immediate thought was that it was a juvenile Fish Eagle, but it was too small.

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This is the parent and they were sitting in the same tree together.

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Thanks
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Imberbe » Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:58 pm

Tessa G wrote:Could I have help with this one too please. Seen near Letaba.

I think it is an Amur Falcon, but would like to be sure.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Tessa G » Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:01 pm

Thanks Imberbe, .... I obviously got the parent and juvenile the wrong way around. :lol:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by charbel » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:56 pm

Dear 'mite,
I have been trying to ID this eagle. My guess is that it is a Verreaux's Eagle. It was seen in H1-1 June 13th last year.

Do you think that's right?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by charbel » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:04 pm

And what about this one, seen also in H1-1, in the same day?

Tawny Eagle?

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