(Southern) Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus)
This hawk breeds in southern Africa. It is a resident species of dry, open semi-desert with 75 cm or less annual rainfall. It is commonly seen perched on roadside telephone poles.
This species is 56–65 cm long. The adult has grey upper-parts with a white rump.
Immature have brown upper-parts, with a white rump and black bars on the tail.
The Pale Chanting Goshawk eats a variety of vertebrate prey, mainly lizards, but also small mammals and birds, and large insects. It often walks on the ground.