Checking with an evil eye!

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"Say cuz, you can certainly ask for permission to take a photo of me".

Imagine the reaction of a small animal, or a rodent when they see that face diving down upon them.
I was trapped in our car as although I could stop for a moment, I couldn't get out, so I had to take what I could get.
Come and see.

This guy with the forlorn look here is an adult Jackal Buzzard (Buteo rufofuscus).
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And here he turned his head to look at me with his other eye.
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Look at that face and I think that I am going to have a nightmare or two.
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He took off and drat, I was trapped in the car so this was the best that I could get. But I have posted them in flight before.
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To compensate for my poor Buzzard flight picture, here's one taken from the wikipedia source below'
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The jackal buzzard (Buteo rufofuscus) is a fairly large African bird of prey. The taxonomy of this species has caused some confusion in the past and it almost certainly belongs in a species complex with other African Buteo species.
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So, I have shown you another of my favorite birds and at one time on an apple farm, we rescued a young one, so yes I like these fighters of the air.
They are endemic to South Africa and non-migratory birds, although they can also be found in our neighboring countries.
In our case here, they are mountain birds.

And That's All Friends!

Note: all photos except the last one is my own and taken with a Canon Powershot SX60HS Bridge camera.

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ooh..love the last one in flight captured from below...! ❤️

Thank you milady and yes, that is indeed one beautiful photo. 💗

This is a majestic bird and that look is fierce. 😀

Thank you Lady Neli, yes and one can see that he is an old warrior.
We have entered the winter season now and when Spring arrives in a couple of months, there will be many Buzzard youngsters up in the air again.

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