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 2nd row dark morph and the 3rd and 4th row juveniles raiding weaver nests (Mbuyuni Farm near Morogoro) are courtesy of Kim Axmann; The left lower photo (Magongo Hill near Arusha) is courtesy of Anabel Harries. The top bird was seen in Tarangire; the right lower adult, in Mkomazi NP; the right middle adult, also Mkomazi, courtesy of Stuart Webb; the left middle juvenile, in the Serengeti, courtesy pf Paul Oliver. The juvenile in flight was photographed at Lake Chala, courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg. The superb starlings mobbing a goshawk that had stolen a chick from a nest were in Tarangire, courtesy of Stuart Webb; images #2-4 in the enlargements show more of the mobbing.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 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
Kim Axmann, Steve Dolberg, Larry William, Steve Brynes, Hanna Nyman
Stuart Webb, Per Holmen, Skyler Russell, A.P.Hardecker

Last Update this page: 2-10-24