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Old Sunday 15th April 2012, 21:11   #16
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Originally Posted by redeyedvideo View Post
I'm neither local or expert but a number of birds I've seen with bill deformities and feather loss have either been released from or escaped from captivity. Is this feasible for this species do you know?
yes indeed good question, it would explain the feather loss, the hook loss and the occurrence outside the range, so are raptors kept in captivity (legally or illegally) in ZA?
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