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Hawk Migration

Postby WorldInFocus » Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:56 pm

Hi all,

It's the time when migratory birds move from the northern regions to the south. Here in Taif, Saudi Arabia we see the migration of many birds of prey in late Sept. Here are some pictures taken today (29/9/2017) of some of the birds that have flown here so far. They are mostly kites, buzzards and rarely a few eagles. Not 100% sure if my identification is correct so please correct me if I am wrong.

1. Black Kite

Image20170929_135 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

2. Black Kite

Image20170929_125 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

3. Carousel of birds

Image20170929_040 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

4. Black Kite

Image20170929_065 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

5. Possibly a Buzzard

Image20170929_109 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

6. More Kites

Image20170929_213 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

7. A few kites

Image20170929_215 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

8. Raptors eating by the roadside

Image20170929_209 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

9. Kite

Image20170929_271 by Ian Cramman, on Flickr

Hope you like the pictures.

Ian C
Last edited by WorldInFocus on Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:11 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Hawk Migration

Postby Cornish-guy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:12 pm

Great set.

Thanks for sharing with us. :thumbs:

C. :thumb:
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Re: Hawk Migration

Postby prefontaine72 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:11 pm

Excellent shots there Ian :) I'm hoping to get some Buzzard shots the next few months where I stay Hopefully

Dougie :)
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Re: Hawk Migration

Postby capercaillie » Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:47 pm

Nice pics, but all Black Kites. :thumb:
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Re: Hawk Migration

Postby XWP29 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:38 pm

Always look forward to your posts, wonderful subjects well recoded, thanks for posting these :clap:
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