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

Unread post by barryels » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:30 am

Thanks Adrianp!! Will rectify my TR accordingly :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by maudoc » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:36 pm

So... my first post, my first mistakes?? :redface:

???

Tawny Eagle
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Southern Krüger Park and surroundings, half September 2012

thank you very much

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Unread post by adrianp » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:44 pm

:thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by maudoc » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:27 pm

Thank you! :mrgreen:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by ice » Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:10 am

here's one from my recent trip to KNP - tawny eagle?

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/99/bild1w.png/

filmed on Oct 14 near Satara

btw: I tried to embed the picture but whatever I do, I always get an error message "it was impossible to determine the dimensions" (and yes, I initially did resize the picture)

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by MattAxel » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:07 am

Spot on ice :thumbs_up: Tawny Eagle

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by ice » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:16 am

I'm getting better at it ;-)

did you check out my recently filmed encounter between a tawny and a bateleur?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by MattAxel » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:53 am

ice wrote:I'm getting better at it ;-)

did you check out my recently filmed encounter between a tawny and a bateleur?

Trip Report


Nice video, and great trip report. I'll definitely carry on following it.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by pedro maia » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:06 pm

Hi everybody

First I must say that I´m an absolute ignorant on birds, but on my first trip to the Kruger, this August, I took some pictures of a few birds and posted them on my ongoing TR, I tried to ID the birds and now I have some doubts regarding this two:

This one I think it´s a Brown Snake Eagle

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And to me this seems to be a Tawny Eagle

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I thought I had it right but then Heksie said that maybe they are both Wahlberg Eagles.

Can someone please ID them?

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:29 pm

Both are Tawny Eagles :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by MattAxel » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:33 pm

Agree with Lizet. Both Tawny Eagles. Remember that Brown Snake Eagle has a yellow eye, and fully grey bill. Both these birds look too big for Wahlberg's, and their bills are much too robust.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by pedro maia » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:13 pm

Lizet and MattAxel, thanks :thumbs_up: .

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by naomi c » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:45 pm

Could this be a Steppe Eagle? Spotted on the road between Lower Sabie and Skukuza at the end of October.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by MattAxel » Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:02 pm

Your 1st one is a Tawny Eagle.

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Re: Identification Help - Raptors

Unread post by naomi c » Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:07 pm

Thanks for the speedy reply! :thumbs_up:


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