re. grey falcon

To: stephpar <>
Subject: re. grey falcon
From: "martin butterfield" <>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:14:44 +1100
The useful book by Jack and Lindsay Cupper "Hawks in focus' has quite a bit to say about, and some rather nice photographs of, Grey Falcons.  They mention that most of the birds they found were n the dry interior, but do say they had a sighting in the Millewa district of Victoria.

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 8:34 PM, stephpar <> wrote:
Hi GD -- thank you for putting me straight and bringing me back into line!!
What is the proverb "Fools jump in where angels fear to tread".
Apologies Terry, apparently Grey falcons have been seen in the ACT before.
To me they are a rare bird of the interior, rarely seen, a bird that doesn't exist according to the Big Twitch man (correct?), and one I have trouble with when reporting any of my sightings to the Atlas people.  Of my 4 remote sightings over the years, they take a lot of convincing that it was a grey falcon.  To me an unmistakable bird.

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