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Kite: Yellow billed

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa
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Johan van Rensburg
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:16 am

1, as Ladybirder indicated: YBK.
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Re: Kite: Yellow billed

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:30 am

Few out of my collection posing and cleaning...taken near Paul Kruger gate..

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by jaffles » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:13 pm

I need help for ID. Seen in Kruger December 2014.

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Could it be a Common buzzard or a lesser spotted Eagle?
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:29 am

Looks like a juvenile yellow-billed kite to me.

Gorgeous!
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by hilda » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:18 am

Wow Jaffles! What a stunning picture! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by jaffles » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:35 pm

@ Johann: thank you so much for your help! I was a little bit irritated about the colour of the eyes.

@Hilda: Thank you for your kind comment!


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