raptor, Brisbane

To: "Judith Lukin-Amundsen" <>
Subject: raptor, Brisbane
From: "Philip A. Veerman" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 12:29:21 +1000
I suggest you check in any of the field guides. Most likely it was a Pacific Baza. The Qld museum have a brochure about them as they get many enquiries.
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From: Judith Lukin-Amundsen <>
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Date: Friday, 4 July 2003 12:23
Subject: [BIRDING-AUS] raptor, Brisbane

Mid-afternoon on a locally cool, overcast 30 June, driving 110k/h
inbound on the Gateway, approaching the Bicentennial exit (a k or two
to go, & heavy traffic both sides), I saw, perched 30-or-so feet
above on a lamppost, the following bird:
- raptor
- front view from below, brief and rapidly magnifying
- medium to large
- classic 'guide book' posture/position
- largely slate-grey
- long tail, ventrally barred
- chestnut breast/belly
- belly barred--

And then it was gone!

WHAT could have sat just so in this place?


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