Collared Sparrowhawk (?) taking (immature) Crimson Rosella

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Subject: Collared Sparrowhawk (?) taking (immature) Crimson Rosella
From: Robin Hide <>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:04:45 +1100
I was working on a watertank in my backyard (Toms Crescent, Ainslie) just after noon when a raptor (brown blur out of the corner of my eye) swooped past below me in my neighbours yard.
I walked round into Hargraves Crescent, and just above my head saw hawk about to eat lunch.  It flew off with prey when it noticed me.
A Collared Sparrowhawk? (corrections please) - no time to fully see finger length.
Robin Hide

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