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Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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anne-marie
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:50 am

will try too

3. Black-shouldered Kite
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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 Gilbertr14 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:45 am

3. Black-shouldered Kite

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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 - Raptors

Unread post by gannet » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:32 pm

- third bird for confirmation: Black-shouldered Kite (juv.) also seen along Auob River KTP (Urikaruus area)
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Black-shouldered Kite (1) (juv.) Auob River 2016.08.02.JPG
Black-shouldered Kite (3) (juv.) Auob River 2016.08.02.JPG
Black-shouldered Kite (4) (juv.) Auob River 2016.08.03.JPG
AVIATION IN ITSELF IS NOT INHERENTLY DANGEROUS, BUT TO AN EVEN GREATER DEGREE THAN THE SEA,
IT IS TERRIBLY UNFORGIVING OF ANY CARELESSNESS, INCAPACITY OR NEGLECT.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by arks » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:26 pm

Yes on blackshouldered kite :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by gannet » Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:51 pm

@arks - thanks for the Black-shouldered Kite confirmation
AVIATION IN ITSELF IS NOT INHERENTLY DANGEROUS, BUT TO AN EVEN GREATER DEGREE THAN THE SEA,
IT IS TERRIBLY UNFORGIVING OF ANY CARELESSNESS, INCAPACITY OR NEGLECT.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Reza » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:53 am

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Hi All

Please could you help me ID this bird I saw in my suburb yesterday

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Unread post by Albert » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:55 am

Black-shouldered Kite
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Unread post by Reza » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:57 am

Thank you Albert :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kite: Black Shouldered

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:43 am

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