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Unread post by wingman » Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:02 pm

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Re: Eagles: African Hawk Eagle

Unread post by Scottm » Thu Apr 02, 2009 12:07 am

Taken in Kruger, August '05

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Mgoddard » Wed May 06, 2009 7:10 pm

Is this an African Hawk Eagle?? Taken next to Letaba Camp yesterday..

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by jonty1 » Wed May 06, 2009 7:53 pm

Stunning photo Mgoddard :clap:
What a georgeous bird.
I would agree on African hawk eagle...but lets let the experts confirm :)
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Unread post by Rusty Justy » Wed May 06, 2009 8:50 pm

Agreed :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Yolandé Oelsen » Wed May 06, 2009 9:11 pm

Great photos!!! :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by mountainview » Thu May 07, 2009 2:31 am

Nice one, definitely AHE in the Apple-Leaf woodland (Lonchocarpus capassa). A good indicator of size with those leaves being about 8cm long. The African Hawk-Eagle is streaked as opposed to the Ayre's which has heavily streaked underparts and leggings.
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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by maiper » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:52 pm

Hi everyone,
I'd love to know what sort of Eagles these are. He was huge !! Thanks in advance :D

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:01 pm

Ayres or African Hawk eagle....dont have my guide on me at the moment so cant give you a deffinate answer
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Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:10 pm

Batmad has got them.

AHE's are often seen in pairs.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:11 pm

Sweet 8)
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:52 pm

Agreed...African Hawk Eagles! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by maiper » Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:07 am

Thanks for the help :D :D

Interesting :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:09 pm

maiper,
:thumbs_up: I agree with African HE and not Ayres's HE as they lack the heavy streaks of Ayres which extend as far down as the belly and legs,

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by maiper » Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:51 pm

Lizet Grobbelaar wrote:maiper,
:thumbs_up: I agree with African HE and not Ayres's HE as they lack the heavy streaks of Ayres which extend as far down as the belly and legs,


Thanks Lizet ! Very useful :D


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