More raptor notes
"Philip Veerman" <>
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:06:20 +1100
interesting photo, if it is real. I note the question from Paul. "Are for the photo itself, are you sure it isn't gossamer (spider
silk?) There are some short streaks behind the primaries too." Just on evidence
of the photo that seems a very fair question. I wasn't there but it seems a strange photo. It is my
understanding that falcons droppings drop. However hawks, eagles etc squirt
their droppings with some force and distance. If it is real and
my info is correct, the bird must have been travelling very fast (I know that is
not unusual) but to get all that in a photo is curious. If it is a fair
trail of uric acid showing in Geoff's photo as in looking more squirted than
dropped and why only white material (no digestive remains)?
I too got the Julia. She is a doll, isn't
she........ A ghostly
Julia just like the
shadowy KRudd on one of Geoff's photos of about a week ago.
as well it isn't Tony Abbott. Does he even deserve to be crapped on by a PF?
too political. Only kidding - sort of.
Again, no Julia in mine...
13:26, Nick Payne wrote:
I see a
ghostly Julia has appeared here as well. Who's crapping on who?
27/02/12 12:52, Geoffrey Dabb wrote:
The Peregrine Falcon is so much at home in the air that
it is not unusual for it to defecate on the wing.
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