Gabar Goshawk
Melierax (Micronisus) gabar
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The gabar goshawk is smaller (36 cm) than the similar dark-chanting goshawk (56 cm). The dark morph is fairly common: the photo above (Magongo Hill near Arusha, 2-06), is courtesy of Anabel Harries. The top bird was seen in Tarangire (8-18). The right lower adult was seen in Mkomazi NP (8-10); the right middle adult, also Mkomazi (2-17), courtesyt of Stuart Webb; the left middle juvenile, in the Serengeti (2-17), courtesy pf Paul Oliver. The juvenile in flight was photographed at Lake Chala (9-11), courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg. The superb starlings mobbing a goshawk that had stolen a chick from a nest was seen in Tarangire (3-15), courtesy of Stuart Webb; images #1-4 in the enlargements show more of the mobbing.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Fain Zimmerman, Anabel Harries, Lyn Waltenberg, Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver
Steve Dolberg, Larry William, Steve Brynes, Hanna Nyman, Stuart Webb, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 1-04-19