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Unread post by salamanda » Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:25 am

Many thanks Ladybirder!

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Unread post by barryels » Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:37 am

Hilda and I saw this Immature Martial Eagle at the Sweni water hole on 23 October 2015 and thought it will be great to add these pictures for future reference:

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:41 am

I was quite surprised to see this beautiful bird in the Karoo in December.

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

I would also say juvenile Martial Eagle. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:26 am

Spot on, immature Martial Eagle.
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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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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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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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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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Unread post by roaneric » Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:14 pm

Bird 9 The first few pics was zoomed in 24x and still it was a huge eagle. Could it be a juv. crowned eagle? (May 4th, Krugerpark)
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Unread post by DotDan » Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:21 pm

Bird 9 - Juvenile Martial Eagle

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:35 pm

Bird 9 - Juvenile Martial Eagle
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