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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Oct 14, 2016 6:40 am

Karin Mitton wrote:I would appreciate confirmation that this is a Wahlberg's eagle?
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Looks good for it.The tarsi is not as stove-pipe like as Lesser Spotted Eagle. When did you spot it, Karin?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:01 am

wildtuinman wrote:
Karin Mitton wrote:I would appreciate confirmation that this is a Wahlberg's eagle?
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Looks good for it.The tarsi is not as stove-pipe like as Lesser Spotted Eagle. When did you spot it, Karin?


I saw it on 27 September south of the Biyamiti loop

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:55 am

Nice!

Yip, my money will be on Wahlberg's.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:30 am

Could someone please confirm this is a Tawny Eagle? I was hoping for a Jackal Buzzard but the eyes and leggings don't fit. We saw this raptor on 19 October 2016 at the Mantambeni Bird Hide in KNP.

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Thank you! :gflower:

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Unread post by Bush Baptist » Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:54 pm

Tawny indeed Hilda!
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by hilda » Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:24 pm

Thanks BB! Isn't he/she beautiful! :dance: :dance:


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