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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by DotDan » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:27 am

Sky wrote:HI Great Dane

My best guess would be Pale Chanting Goshawk
But then I have been known to be wrong :doh: :doh:



I would say that is a great guess!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by WillemK » Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:40 pm

I saw this interesting raptor near Rooiputs in the Kgalagadi in November 2012. First I thought it was a junvenile Southern Pale Goshawk but then the colour and stipes confused me. A friend of mine from our local bird club told me he thinks it is a juvenile SPG. Any comments? Sorry for the quality but the raptor was far up against the dunes and I had to crop (heavily) the image.

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Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Jan 12, 2013 9:48 pm

I would say juv. PCG, but I'm not specialist... just trying :wink:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by adrianp » Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:18 am

I'm thinking hard to see if I can make it into anything else, but Pale Chanting Goshawk (juvenile) is my first guess.

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Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Sat Dec 28, 2013 5:01 pm

Hello Guys

Just came back from Tankwa, and got a few unknowns to tick off

Nice Chap
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And two pale Chanting Goshawks attacking a Jackal Buzzard
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Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:46 pm

I can confirm PCG harassing ????

sorry only the easy ones :lol:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:33 am

anne-marie wrote:I can confirm PCG harassing ????

sorry only the easy ones :lol:


Thanks

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by adrianp » Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:20 pm

[quote="Gilbertr14"]Hello Guys

Nice Chapjuvenile pale chanting goshawk
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Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:26 pm

@adrianp

Thank you much appreciated.

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:33 pm

This was at Addo.

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Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:27 pm

The second one is a juvenile pale chanting goshawk MM.
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:16 am

Thanks BB :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by rcyza » Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:50 pm

Hi everyone.

I wonder if anyone can help me identify this raptor, seen on the side of the road between Mapungubwe Nature Reserve and Alldays, last weekend:

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Based on its stance, leg colour, cere and eye, I thought it may be an immature Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk, but I am really not sure.

Looking forward to any feedback.

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Unread post by wingman » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:59 pm

Hi Ryan Im viewing this on my phone but you are probably right. I have travelled that road a few times and have almost always found pale not dark chanting goshawks in that area
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:15 pm

It is definitely a juvenile chanting goshawk. The territories appear to overlap here (totally out of my area), but I go with wingman. Southern pale.
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