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Harrier, Western Marsh-

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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:29 pm

Please confirm - the top bird is an African Marsh Harrier and the bottom bird is a Western Marsh Harrier?


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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Ladybirder » Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:03 pm

Karin, I agree with your ID's African Marsh and Western Marsh Harriers :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:54 pm

Great shot showing the features that distinguish it from African Marsh Harrier so well: the unbarred primaries and tail are diagnostic. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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