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Shikra - juvenile moulting into 1st adult plumage

Shikra - juvenile moulting into 1st adult plumage - Juvenile

Photographer
Location
» Kruger National Park, South Africa
Country image taken
» South Africa
Date
» March, 2008
Equipment
» Canon EOS 30D 100-400mm lens +2x extender
Bird Species
»Accipiter badius - Shikra
Bird Species (French)
»Epervier shikra
Bird Status
» Least Concern
Remarks
» This image was originally submitted as juvenile Gabar Goshawk. It has been discussed and reidentified as sub-adult Shikra. It is of interest as it is mid-moult between juvenile and adult plumage.