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Shikra? Hainan Island, China (1 Viewer)

Hainan on the fly

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Trying to differentiate between different Accipiters in Hainan. I'm thinking this is a Shikra? I apologize about the picture quality, I really need to get a better camera.
 

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Deb Burhinus

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Europe
Yes, I believe so - the β€˜cute’ face, thick tarsus and pattern of breast streaking supports your ID. The dark (red/orange?) iris suggests an adult male.
 

Hainan on the fly

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Thanks! You guys are great! I'm taking in a lot of information very quickly and having people that are willing to share their expertise is helping a lot.

Cheers,

Brian
 

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