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 Circus maurus   Circus maurus



Description

Appearing all black when settled, the white rump and flight feathers and banded tail become apparent in flight. Immatures have buff under-parts and heavily spotted upper breast. Occasionally seen in the Reserve flying low over fynbos in search of small prey. Endemic to Southern Africa Status: Vulnerable. Uncommon resident.

          

          

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