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Subject: Raptor
From: "David Jenkins" <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 22:32:03 +1100
On the weekend I saw a largish raptor over Amaroo being mobbed by six magpies until it left their air-space and flew out of sight to the east.  Unfortunately, it was at a height and distance (and at a bad angle vis a vis the sun) that I couldn't tell its colouring or identity by the naked eye, but it had a broad, non-pointed tail  (so wasn't a Wedgie) and distinct 'fingered' wing-tips. 
By my reckoning, this would suggest either a Little Eagle or a Brown Goshawk.  Sorry I can't be more definitive.  Perhaps someone might be able to speculate.
David Jenkins
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