Peregrine Falcon. ♀ and ♂ Adults “nordics”

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus. Adult female and adult male of nordic origen. January. Catalonia. Àlex Ollé.

Presumed Hybrid or intergrade of Crested/European Honey-Buzzard. Juvenile

Presumed hybrid/intergrade Crested  x European Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus x apivorus. Juvenile. December. Oman. Àlex Ollé. Note: Basically looks a ptilorhyncus, lack of dark carpal with six fingers. However, don’t shows a markedly dark gorget and only has three bands in the secondaries (aspect that can also have Crested). These intermediate birds are present in the south of the Arabian peninsula during the winter.