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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:45 pm

Help please.... :pray:

Took the images near Satara .

Think it is an African Hawk Eagle but not so sure any more........ :hmz: .....may be another Eagle Juvenile

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Ladybirder » Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:27 pm

I think it is a Juvenile Martial Eagle. White underparts with grey-brown mottling on sides of breast. The crest at the back of the head.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by hilda » Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:52 am

I would also say juvenile Martial Eagle. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:26 am

Spot on, immature Martial Eagle.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:16 pm

Thank you all for the help :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by impyim » Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:59 am

Another raptor (not a good photo - I don't have a long lens).

I was told by a fellow camper that it was an African Hawk Eagle but I'm not absolutly sure as the legs look too long. Help please.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:27 am

I think it is a Martial Eagle, Impy.
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:33 am

At first I also thought it is a Martial Eagle wildtuinman, but there are no spots on the legs? That's why I also thought it could be an African Hawk-Eagle. Do you think it is a juvenile Martial Eagle? :hmz:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:16 am

hilda wrote:At first I also thought it is a Martial Eagle wildtuinman, but there are no spots on the legs? That's why I also thought it could be an African Hawk-Eagle. Do you think it is a juvenile Martial Eagle? :hmz:


Correct, yes. Immature bird.
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martial eagle

Unread post by Rivers2Run » Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:53 am

Magnificent bird
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Re: martial eagle

Unread post by Mischief » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:15 pm

Totally awesome...a noble and regal bird.Lovely sighting Rivers2Run thank you :k
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