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Harrier, Pallid

Unread post by jacliz » Sat Apr 23, 2011 12:56 am

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus


Female seen near Sweni Hide, Kruger in February '09.
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Re: Harrier, Pallid

Unread post by MattAxel » Tue Apr 26, 2011 4:22 pm

I know its not a great picture, but this is the only time I've ever seen a Pallid Harrier. This is a juvenile and I took this photo in the KNP close to Tshokwane picnic spot in Feb 2011.


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Re: Harrier, Pallid

Unread post by Guinea Pig » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:23 am

Like MattAxel said about his, not a great photo, but we saw this Harrier at N'wamba Pan in December which was identified by way more experienced birders than us, as a Pallid Harrier.


Looking forward 5 nights at Satara in November. :dance:

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