Bateleur
Terathopius ecaudatus

>> GENERAL >>>>>

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

>> VISUAL ID >>>>>


Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, 1CY
BIF3081, 03/12/2018, NP Tsavo West, Kenya, Roland Neumann


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


Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus, M AD
BIF3080, 06/12/2018, NP Tsavo West, Kenya, Roland Neumann


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


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


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


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

>> ACOUSTIC ID >>>>>

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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