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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by maretam » Wed Feb 05, 2014 2:05 pm

Two brown raptors we are uncertain about , seen Berg-en-Dal last weekend. Quality of pics not great as I had to crop quite a bit.
First one had different shades of brown and when the vultures arrived it was not bothered.
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Second one all brown and then took off.
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Basically narrowed both down to either Tawny or Lesser spotted eagle for both. But not sure?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Micetta » Wed Feb 05, 2014 2:26 pm

Most likely both Tawny eagles!

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Wild about cats » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:40 am

Ek sukkel nog :redface:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by pantera leo » Thu Feb 13, 2014 9:12 am

Tawny Eagle

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:35 pm

pantera leo wrote:Tawny Eagle


:thumbs_up:
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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by sarafl » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:35 am

Hello! Any identification ideas on these? All pictures were taken in Kruger this month (February).

2. Near Letaba- a Tawny Eagle?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:32 am

I would say

2. Tawny Eagle

wait for specialists, that I'm not :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by MattAxel » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:32 am

Correct anne-marie.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:40 am

thank you :D
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:43 pm

Hi birders
I have this raptor taken in Kgalagadi in 2011
Not so clear for me for ID ?
Thanks for your help :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by sarafl » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:19 am

Thank you again Anne Marie and Matt. :gflower:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:20 pm

Goronta, yours looks like a juvenile tawny eagle.
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Goronta » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:32 pm

I'm a little bit late BB. Thanks for the ID of the juvenile tawny eagle :thumbs_up: :D
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by moobox » Tue Jul 08, 2014 6:35 pm

Hello all
So I was driving up the S40 towards Timbavati picnic spot last week and I was regretting it because the road was badly corrugated and nexct thing, right next to the road this bird sitting on a stick. I cant find it in my Sasol app. and I dont know how to do any more research so I wonder if anyone can give me the name of the bird please. Sorry about the quality of the pics.

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I'm wondering if it isnt a juvenile whatever it is because it didnt fly away at all. Could it be some kind of snake eagle because of the woolly legs?

Cheers - Ed

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:27 pm

Snake eagles have 'bare' legs moobox. Looks very much like a tawny to me. The others that foncuse should not be 'here' yet.
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