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 upper dark morph was at Mbuyuni Farm near Morogoro (3-20), courtesy of Kim Axmann; the left lower photo (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 #2-4 in the enlargements show more of the mobbing.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 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: 11-07-23