Help with ID - Sparrowhawk or Brown Goshawk

To: "" <>, Greg & Val Clancy <>
Subject: Help with ID - Sparrowhawk or Brown Goshawk
From: Geoff Hutchinson <>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 20:42:25 -0800 (PST)
Thanks Steve after your talk I was of the same opinion. Thanks for your Raptor 
Course at Birds Australia it was most informative.

From: "" <>
To: Greg & Val Clancy <> 
Cc: Geoff Hutchinson <>; ; Judy 
Harrington <>; Stephen Debus <> 
Sent: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 2:18 PM
Subject: Help with ID - Sparrowhawk or Brown Goshawk

Hi all,

I agree, the adult is definitely a Brown Goshawk.



> Hi Jeff,
> The eyebrow ridge, the long tail and the solid legs are typical of Brown
> Goshawk.  The tail is in moult and therefore shows a somewhat squared
> appearance but is still too rounded for a Sparrowhawk.
> Greg
> Dr Greg. P. Clancy
> Ecologist and Wildlife Guide
> Coutts Crossing

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