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Short-toed snake eagle? - Belgium (1 Viewer)

Wallander

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Is this ID ok?

Many thanks in advance!!! B :) + :t:
 

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dwatsonbirder

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I fairly certain it is a Common buzzard, but I'm not certain that I could exclude an aberrant juvenile Marsh harrier. Either way, it isn't a STE, which I guess would be a major rarity in Belgium?
 

dwatsonbirder

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5 obvious primaries in the second picture, so I think Common buzzard is correct.

The latest image certainly looks like STE though (disproportionately large pale head contrasting with darker mantle)!
 
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