Goshawk vs Collared Sparrowhawk (middle toe length)

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Subject: Goshawk vs Collared Sparrowhawk (middle toe length)
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 03:35:14 +1100
"Also from HANZAB:
For Collared Sparrowhawk: distal joint of middle toe lies beyond base of 
outer claw...
For Brown Goshawk: distal joint of middle toe is level with or shorter than 
base of outer claw."

Has anyone got any photos that clearly illustrate the above? And can "distal 
joint" be taken to mean the base of the claw, or can the actual joint position 
be distinguished in photos?

Peter Shute

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