"Judith Lukin-Amundsen" <>
"Philip A. Veerman" <>
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.
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:
- front view from below, brief and rapidly magnifying
- classic 'guide book' posture/position
- long tail, ventrally barred
- chestnut breast/belly
And then it was gone!
WHAT could have sat just
so in this
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