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Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

 

Madikwe, South Africa

 

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My go at a Fish Eagle, taken at Naivasha on an early morning boat trip  

We found this Martial Eagle in the grass amongst the trees not far from our camp in Ndutu, Serengeti. He/she was concentrating on eating a rabbit it had killed and did not want to abandon the meal, e

Martial Eagle taking off in the Maasai Mara  

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Peter Connan

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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Ruaha, November 2014

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South Luangwa NP, October 2016

 

Bateleur eagle

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White-backed vulture

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Hooded vulture 

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Peter Connan

Stunning photos @Paul T

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Tom Kellie

~ @Ben mosquito

 

Your close range vulture images in Samburu are outstanding!

 

Thank you for posting them for us to enjoy.

 

Tom K.

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South Luangwa NP October 2016

 

Verreaux's eagle owl

 

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The_Norwegian

Secretary bird in Etosha. 

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South Luangwa NP November 2017

 

Lappet-Faced vulture

 

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Vultures at sunset

 

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Kimburi Tours

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

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pomkiwi

Secretary Bird, OMC Masai Mara, Kenya

 

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pomkiwi

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

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Peter Connan

Lovely owl!

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CarolAnnDenverCO

Lake Manyara, Tanzania May 2017

Would someone kindly tell me the name of this bird?

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CarolAnnDenverCO
8 hours ago, michael-ibk said:

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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. 

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Ben mosquito

 

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Bateleur. Mara 2011.

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Juvenile Martial Eagle , Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

 

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Secretary Bird, same location

 

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Two for today !!

 

Mr. Bateleur - Kruger.  Which way is he facing. I had no idea he can turn his head 180 deg

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Mr. Lapette - 

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Soukous

Predator bird with prey.

A Dark Chanting Goshawk with a Burchell's Coucal for supper.

 

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King of Satara. !!! 
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pomkiwi

Tawny eagle in flight. OMC, Masai Mara, Kenya in February 2017.

 

 

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pomkiwi

Possibly not usually regarded as a predator bird but the termite that attracted the attention of this drongo would disagree...

 

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Taken in the Timbavati. Nikon D500, 80-400mm lens @250mm, f/5.6, 1/5000 sec, ISO 400

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Peter Connan

Magnificent photo @pomkiwi

 

I am not entirely sure whether this is a juvenile Drongo or a Southern Black Flycatcher?

 

A mature Drongo would have a very distinctive red eye.

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