Jochen

Show us your predator birds

143 posts in this topic

Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates) Central Serengeti

 

post-43899-0-45717300-1490618765_thumb.jpg

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

 

Madikwe, South Africa

 

post-43899-0-65074500-1491839300_thumb.jpg

 

 

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not trying to nit-pick, but genuinely looking for information: will the Marabou actually ever predate, or is it purely a scavenger?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ruaha, November 2014

post-48450-0-99858400-1493715391_thumb.jpg

post-48450-0-93271100-1493715421_thumb.jpg

post-48450-0-22558200-1493715424_thumb.jpg

post-48450-0-18465900-1493715427_thumb.jpg

4 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

South Luangwa NP, October 2016

 

Bateleur eagle

Bateleur.jpg.4009d8b4b700902c7c2ac68ce7427baa.jpg

 

White-backed vulture

WhiteBackVulture.jpg.1c0de82e2572ff9a48e85d615ca97674.jpg

 

Hooded vulture 

Vulture_sunset.jpg.ce0d01cff4a9b63a789e47204786b611.jpg

 

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Stunning photos @Paul T

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

~ @Ben mosquito

 

Your close range vulture images in Samburu are outstanding!

 

Thank you for posting them for us to enjoy.

 

Tom K.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

South Luangwa NP October 2016

 

Verreaux's eagle owl

 

VerreuxEagleOwl.jpg.5a8fe71dae5e27177a0f489a5490a304.jpg

 

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Secretary bird in Etosha. 

_ASW2097.jpg

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

South Luangwa NP November 2017

 

Lappet-Faced vulture

 

Vulture_LappetFaced01.thumb.jpg.7d3a799248233c2ce4c037f5a4d820a3.jpg

 

Vultures at sunset

 

Vulture03.thumb.jpg.0e4a8bd9c8c9f2e151da41445acf8601.jpg

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

These two predators seen in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St. Lucia Area. Giant Kingfisher and a Goliath Heron.

Karen Tour-0031.jpg

Karen Tour-0020.jpg

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Secretary Bird, OMC Masai Mara, Kenya

 

DSC_5089.jpg.2e27373c8dd60d272b5c43eba4c90c7e.jpg

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Verreaux's Eagle Owl. OMC, Masai Mara, Kenya.DSC_3641.jpg.35b66a658a40bcf29f289d2d551155ae.jpg

 

Both the above images taken with a Nikon D7200 and 80-400mm lens. ISO 200

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Lovely owl!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Lake Manyara, Tanzania May 2017

Would someone kindly tell me the name of this bird?

IMG_0606_1.jpg

IMG_0614_1_1.jpg

IMG_0619_1_1.jpg

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@CarolAnnDenverCO

 

That's an immature African Fish-Eagle.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 hours ago, michael-ibk said:

@CarolAnnDenverCO

 

That's an immature African Fish-Eagle.

Thank you! So the distinctive white head evolves with age for this species. My guide wasn't sure of the id when we saw it. 

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.


© 2006 - 2017 www.safaritalk.net - Talking Safaris and African Wildlife Conservation since 2006. Passionate about Africa.