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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:13 pm

Wahlberg's eagle perhaps?

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Unread post by Elsa » Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:34 am

Thanks Karin and you could well be right, just never seen the white head quite so pronounced but it is the right size and has that Wahlberg look about it.
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Unread post by gatita » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:00 pm

I need some help with id, please

Matjulu loop 24.02.2016

I thought that this is a juvenile martial eagle but now I am wondering if it could be a pale Wahlberg’s?

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:55 am

Also lean towards a Wahlberg's.
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Unread post by gatita » Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:25 pm

more pics of no. 3

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:45 am

gatita wrote:thank you Karin, arks and WTM :gflower:

wildtuinman wrote:3. So tough. Do you have more photos?


more pics of no. 3

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I am happy with Wahlberg's Eagle. The head is quite round, but the bill and everything else points to Wahlberg's.
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Unread post by salamanda » Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:09 am

We saw three raptors interacting in Hluhluwe this September. The pics are a bit chaotic and I'm not sure that I can now see three different birds, but I can see two. I'm also not sure if all three are the same species. My take is that at least one and possibly two or three may be Wahlberg's Eagle?


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Unread post by wildtuinman » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:44 am

The first 3 photos are that of Wahlberg's Eagle. Looks like the common buff-brown morph.
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Unread post by salamanda » Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:16 pm

Many thanks WTM.

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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:36 am

I would appreciate confirmation that this is a Wahlberg's eagle?
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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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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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Unread post by wildtuinman » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:55 am

Nice!

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

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:16 pm

Please confirm the ID of the following 2 birds for me -
(Pilansberg)


This is a Wahlberg's Eagle
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:10 am

[quote="Karin Mitton"]Please confirm the ID of the following 2 birds for me -
(Pilansberg)


This is a Wahlberg's Eagle
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:thumbs_up:
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