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European or crested honey buzzard

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Old Thursday 24th September 2020, 17:55   #1
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European or crested honey buzzard

more convinced its European, but many in our local club and in the face book page "birds of Saudi Arabia and its neighbors" say it the crested.

the crested usually come late in October and winter Jeddah.

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thanks so much.
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Old Thursday 24th September 2020, 19:47   #2
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So it has broad wings - how many fingers? Looks like should be 6
doesn't have carpal patches
bar on end of end then clear

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Old Thursday 24th September 2020, 20:00   #3
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looks perfect for adult female Crested to my eyes but hybrids are not uncommon
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