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James Tyrrell

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James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on What Bird is This? #30

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

No idea. Can’t wait for the answer.

David Read

One of the cuckoos, possibly thick billed

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

James, I think it is hawk🤗

Leslie Kaye

My guess is The African Hawk-Eagle.

Come on, us city folk aren’t patient enough to wait a whole days 🙂

Raisa 5044

Thick-billed cuckoo

Doug Hammerich
Senior Digital Ranger

Gribble’s beige and taupe dawn hawk?

Sherry Rix

Banded snake eagle?

Gay Walker

Auger buzzard?

Christa Blessing
Senior Digital Ranger

I am looking forward to your solution.

Declan Porter

It’s a Thick-billed Cuckoo. One that’s on my list to see…

Hi James. Getting very strong Cucko vibes from the head, had a look at my book, and am confident on a Thick-billed cuckoo?

Cally Staniland
Senior Digital Ranger

Can’t decide, but will chance a Chanting Goshawk 🙃😏

Kara Taylor
Digital Tracker

I’m sure I’ll be terribly wrong but is it a black sparrowhawk?

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Defintely a cuckoo, I’d say either a jacobin or a thick-billed cuckoo (money is on the former)

Rory Hudson

Thick Billed Cuckoo

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

Late to the party and already saw the answer, so no comment here!

Kenneth Macleod

Harrier Hawk

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