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Re: Eagle: Martial Eagle

Unread post by Siobain » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:12 am

Awesome photo's!
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Unread post by okie » Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:24 am

Two martials seen recently in KNP :

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Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by sarafl » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:35 am

Hello! Any identification ideas on these? All pictures were taken in Kruger this month (February).

7. Near Berg En Dal- African Hawk Eagle or Immature Martial Eagle?
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Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:32 am

I would say

7. ... juv Martial Eagle

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Unread post by MattAxel » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:32 am

Correct anne-marie.

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Unread post by anne-marie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:40 am

thank you :D
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Unread post by sarafl » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:19 am

Thank you again Anne Marie and Matt. :gflower:

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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:04 am

Hello all. :) ..Could someone please help me ID this raptor??

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Unread post by umtali1 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:47 am

Young martial eagle, I think.
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Unread post by norms » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:49 am

Yip - I go with Martial Eagle as well.

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Unread post by TrevorC » Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:31 am

I wouls also have guessed Martial Eagle :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:01 am

Thanks so much ... umtali1, norms and TrevorC :thumbs_up: We had also thought it could possibly be a Martial but was not sure. :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by umtali1 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:30 pm

TrevorC wrote:I wouls also have guessed Martial Eagle :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by isinkwe » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:52 am

Can anyone help me with this bird, I think it may be a juvenile African Crowned Eagle. It was photographed on 5 August 2014 in the Kruger Park near Nkulu picnic site. It was being chased by a mature Martial Eagle which was noticeably smaller than this bird. Thank you in advance.

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having a look through another book, it now does not look like a juvenile African crowned eagle at all :wall: but more like a juvenile martial eagle :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by umtali1 » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:36 pm

Isinkwe, SO and I think it might be a juv. Martial eagle. Grey-green feet, white plain leggings and dark eye point to it for us.

It could have been chased out of the mature eagle's territory.........

But hey, we might be wrong in our assumption as we are still very much novices............

Whatever it is it's a brill picture :thumbs_up:
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