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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by Wild about cats » Sun Jul 19, 2009 1:35 pm

Was at Sable Hide In late December 2008. We had set an alarm for the ealy hours of the morning to try and spot something.. All we could hear were the overly-enthusiastic calls of some owls.. Upon further inspection we found no less than four Spotted Eagle-owls perched on the 'railing' of the walkway. They didnt mind being shone at at all and were very photo friendly, if only I could find the photos... :doh:
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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:09 pm

Thanks for sharing kilos :thumbs_up:
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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by kilos » Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:13 pm

Rusty Justy wrote:Thanks for sharing kilos :thumbs_up:

Pleasure, finally a few brief visits of the Spotted Eagle Owl, not permanently in the nest yet. Any moment know for them to nest,possibly early Aug
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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by Siobain » Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:06 pm

Taken early morning at Kgalagadi.

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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by kilos » Fri Aug 07, 2009 3:59 pm

Siobain wrote:Taken early morning at Kgalagadi.

Wow Fantastic winking shot - one of the best I have seen
The Spotted Eagle Owl has just started nesting at 06h57
here in George Botanical Gardens
Setup the webcam 2 months anticipation that they will nest again.
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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:42 pm

Great photo, Siobain.

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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by Siobain » Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:43 pm

Thanks Lizet and kilos :thumbs_up:
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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by kilos » Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:14 pm

Taken 12 Aug 2009 at 06h07 this morning
She has laid her 2nd egg since when she started nesting on Friday

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Unread post by Siobain » Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:35 pm

Siobain wrote:Taken early morning at Kgalagadi.

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Is this the rufous form of the Spotted Eagle-Owl?
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Unread post by Batmad » Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:38 pm

Yes it does look like it Siobain :)
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Siobain » Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:44 pm

Thanks Batmad :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:46 pm

Great photo by the way! :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Siobain » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:22 pm

Rusty Justy wrote:Great photo by the way! :clap:
Thanks RJ! Great to see you around. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:40 pm

Pleasure Siobain, It's good to be 'Back' :D
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Re: Owl: Spotted Eagle-

Unread post by kilos » Sat Aug 22, 2009 5:37 pm

Took this image of the Female on the Nest.
Thats why if you look at the Spotted Eagle Owl webcam
its difficult to spot her in the nest

Uploaded 1024x768 image.Just waiting for the owlets to be born approx 2-8 Sep,as the 1st egg was laid on the 7 Aug and their are 3 eggs
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