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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 gannet » Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:59 pm

- on the Auob Kgalagadi during August - looking at my Raptor guide, I reckon Tawny with fledgling - will appreciate ID confirmation - thanks Ian
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by gannet » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:07 pm

- also on the Auob Kgalagadi during August - looks like a juvenile Bateleur
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AVIATION IN ITSELF IS NOT INHERENTLY DANGEROUS, BUT TO AN EVEN GREATER DEGREE THAN THE SEA,
IT IS TERRIBLY UNFORGIVING OF ANY CARELESSNESS, INCAPACITY OR NEGLECT.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:15 pm

Gannet, I think you are correct on both counts

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by arks » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:50 pm

I agree with Karin :)
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by UKPete » Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:58 pm

Thanks for the help with my 4 photos - I'll put those down as tawny eagles then!
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by gannet » Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:23 pm

Thank you Karin & arks for the 'Tawny with fledgling' + 'juvenile Bateleur' confirmation
AVIATION IN ITSELF IS NOT INHERENTLY DANGEROUS, BUT TO AN EVEN GREATER DEGREE THAN THE SEA,
IT IS TERRIBLY UNFORGIVING OF ANY CARELESSNESS, INCAPACITY OR NEGLECT.


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