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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Pumbaa » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:52 pm

It is an Euroasian hobby???

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Unread post by anne-marie » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:07 pm

and why not a Lanner :hmz:
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Unread post by adrianp » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:34 pm

anne-marie wrote:and why not a Lanner :hmz:


Probably because the OP has seen a lanner before, but a hobby would be a lifer :D

Seriously, a Eurasian Hobby would have rufous on the leggings. I agree, its a lanner.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Pumbaa » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:43 pm

Okay Anne-Mare and Son godin,

I agree :redface: - Although never saw one in Kruger before and so in this case at least a first for us. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:02 am

Pumbaa wrote:Okay Anne-Mare and Son godin,

I agree :redface: - Although never saw one in Kruger before and so in this case at least a first for us. :thumbs_up:


Son godin? :shock: :big_eyes: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Looks like the move to the garden route has done wonders... :twisted:

Lanners are not uncommon in Kruger... they should probably seen as frequently as the Eurasian hobby.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by adrianp » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:59 pm

Son godin? :shock: :big_eyes: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I had to look that up :)

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Unread post by Tobieo » Sun May 13, 2012 4:35 pm

Please help, seen in Kgalagadi during April

Peregrine Falcon??
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Unread post by Roan » Sun May 13, 2012 5:55 pm

Hi Tobieo
the pic seems to be a juvenile Lanner Falcon (Peregrine's don`t occur in KTP).
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Unread post by Camerawidow » Sun May 13, 2012 6:28 pm

Thanks Roan but my Sasol birdbook says It does occur in KTP (in fact almost the total SA) must be mistake

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Unread post by Roan » Sun May 13, 2012 6:42 pm

:big_eyes: Sorry CW used another book (Oberprieler & Cillie) which shows it doesn't occur in that area. SASOL however states that it does. :hmz:
Still, it doesn't look like a Peregrine to me. :?
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Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Sun May 13, 2012 7:06 pm

Lots of Juv Lanner in the KTP at the moment. We spotted 4 individuals just around one waterhole close to Nossob. Another clue is the pale head were Peregrine has an all dark head...and pinkish wash to the breast.

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Unread post by ross hawkins » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:46 pm

Possibly a juvenile Lanner falcon

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by katydownunder » Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:57 pm

Ok, after our most recent trip to the Kalahari i need help with two ID's...

This is the second pic, taken near Monro Waterhole. :hmz: Juv. Lanner ?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:23 pm

the second I would say Lanner Falcon.... but too easy if you ask :wink:

could be Taita Falcon with all this rufous :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Ladybirder » Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:45 pm

2 Yes its a Lanner Falcon :thumbs_up:


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