Quiz birds: 4 Mystery Raptors

Eilat, late March 2012

Much to share on Arctic Norway and Israel. Perhaps do some alternate posts for a while. So for now a little quiz photo- just for fun.

Raptor migration is truly remarkable in southern Israel. I took this shot early one morning in the Eilat mountains. 4 species present flying close together.

What do you think they are?

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11 thoughts on “Quiz birds: 4 Mystery Raptors

  1. Harry Hussey

    left to right: Black Kite, adult type Steppe Eagle (this is a “best guess” scenarion given the slight lack of clarity making a lot of features hard to evaluate), Marsh Harrier (hidden behind the eagle) and adult “Steppe Buzzard” (vulpinus).

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  2. Sacha Barbato

    Black Kite, Steppe Buzzard and Booted Eagle in background… As for the big Aquila, I am never any good at those.. Steppe Eagle?

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