Bateleur
Terathopius ecaudatus

– medium-sized raptor, unique flight-silhouette
– African origin, very few records in the WP
– mainly non-migratory, but long-range dispersal of immatures


Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, 2CY
BIF2289, 09/02/2014, Lake Mburo, Uganda, Mathias Putze

Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, AD
BIF2290, 02/12/2015, Yabello, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, AD
BIF2291, 02/12/2015, Yabello, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, AD
BIF2292, 02/12/2015, Yabello, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, AD
BIF2293, 02/12/2015, Yabello, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species: unmistakable
(all dark raptors with accidental lost tail feathers can be confusingly similar to JUV/IMM)

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