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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm

Thank you all for all the positive comments........uploaded many close ups and thought it is time to upload our young Eagle that entertain us.... and enable me to captured my once in a lifetime images :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by lion queen » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:25 pm

Lovely!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Caracal » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:40 pm

From big raptors to tiny ones...

Pygmy Falcons

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and a Pearl Spotted Owlet.

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:55 pm

Caracal...superb double of our smallest Raptor :clap: :clap: and that Owl wow!!! :thumbs_up:

Chanting Goshawk take off......

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Unread post by wildc » Sat Jan 18, 2014 5:59 pm

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Hi all, whilst going through some of my pics i came across this. I think its a Greater Kestrel, but would like confirmation of this. Thanks for looking.
Sorry if i hijacked your thread but i am just happy that i worked out how to post pics again.

KTP 19/02 - 02/03 Cant wait.
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:44 am

Great image and looks your ID is correct.

Siesta time late afternoon for the mother an chick near Mata Mata....

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Unread post by Caracal » Sun Jan 19, 2014 2:53 pm

wildc wrote:Image

Hi all, whilst going through some of my pics i came across this. I think its a Greater Kestrel, but would like confirmation of this. Thanks for looking.
Sorry if i hijacked your thread but i am just happy that i worked out how to post pics again.

KTP 19/02 - 02/03 Cant wait.



Hi wildc

Lovely photo..but I would say that it is that of a juvenile Gabar Goshawk and not a Greater Kestrel......:)

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:10 pm

Lanner pose..

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:40 pm

Gabar Goshawk...

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Unread post by RoelfA » Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:11 pm

wildc and Jan,amacing images and sightings.

This Lanier falcon was taken near Nossop.

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Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:52 pm

What a sighting RoelfA....great moment captured!!! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:36 am

Greater Kestrel pose

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Unread post by RoelfA » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:47 am

This Bataleur was taken at Nossob birdhide I love these Bataleurs,because they make such nice foto's. :D :D Image

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Immature Goshawk

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Re: Raptors of KTP

Unread post by groenlandy » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:59 pm

Hi all,
I took this photo during our trip in Nov 2013 - can anyone help confirm the identification?
Closest I get is a Gabar Goshawk, but are the white eyebrows normal?
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