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Identification Help - Raptors

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Ladybirder » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:13 pm

I think no 1 is a African Hawk Eagle but a young bird
no 2 Wahlberg's Eagle Yellow cere and gape, look at that little crest on the head
If I am incorrect will one of the raptor experts help with the ID

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:53 am

I agree with LadyBirder's id's.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Oumie » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:56 pm

Was on an early morning game drive....
Saw this eagle on a dead tree. on the 8th of June 2016....our guide told us it was a Crowned Eagle...not to sure if it is....
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by arks » Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:43 pm

Might rather be an immature martial eagle, Oumie ... but I'm no expert :wink:
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