Collared Sparrowhawk id.

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Subject: Collared Sparrowhawk id.
From: "Karen Pearson" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 12:37:14 +1000
Just a quick note to thank everybody for their advice, information and
assistance with the photo I requested help with.

I took everyone's comments and information on board, read lots of field
guide notes and I'm now happily convinced it is a Collared Sparrowhawk
as opposed to a Brown Goshawk.   This was taking into account many
things; for example, tail shape, eyes, toes and something I was a little
slow on the uptake with - size.  The comparison table I was forwarded on
the Birds Queensland web site covers them all well.

It is at;

The photo in question is now posted on;

Many thanks again.  It was an interesting journey!

Karen Pearson

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