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#121 Antee

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 10:37 PM

Stunning photo! 



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Posted 15 November 2016 - 05:53 PM

Stunning indeed!


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Posted 10 February 2017 - 03:27 PM

Luppet-faced vulture on final approach. Masaai mara, February 2017

 

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 11:38 AM

Over just a couple of days were saw some birds:

 

Juvenile African Fish Eagle

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Lapet-faced Vulture

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What seems to be a one-legged Martial Eagle

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A pair of mating Bateleurs

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Brown Snake Eagle

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Tawny Eagle

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Black Shouldered Kite

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Marabou Stork

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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:44 PM

I fine looking Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) in south west Serengeti

 

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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:46 PM

Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates) Central Serengeti

 

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:48 PM

Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

 

Madikwe, South Africa

 

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 02:10 PM

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


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Posted 02 May 2017 - 08:57 AM

Ruaha, November 2014

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