Polyboroides typus   African Harrier-Hawk   Kaalwangvalk
African Harrier Hawk
Alma, Jun 2018

A breeding resident. Scarce. Occurs widely but sparsely across the Waterberg (recorded in 37% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents both open and well-wooded country while hunting, but breeds in a copse of tall trees or on a cliff ledge in a ravine; single birds are mostly encountered, either seen soaring or languidly flapping from tree to tree; nest sites of previous years are frequently reused in successive years. Breeds in early summer.
African Harrier Hawk
Modimolle, Aug 2017
African Harrier Hawk
Moletadikgwa Wildlife Sanctuary, Dec 2005
African Harrier Hawk
Modimolle, Aug 2016

three adult birds in aerial combat

African Harrier Hawk
Modimolle, Apr 2018
African Harrier Hawk on nest
Naauwpoort, Nov 1977

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