Bird killed by hobby identification help

To: Canberra Birds <>
Subject: Bird killed by hobby identification help
From: charles davis <>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:04:14 +1100
Hi guys, I photographed this pair of  hobby's exchanging food on my farm the other day but cannot work out what the bird is that they were swapping over. My farm in Cooma so pretty much all the same birds as the ACT. From what I can make out it is a brown, white and maybe a little black in colour. The hobby carrying the bird is the male and is a little smaller then the female. I am guessing he is about the size of a Kestral and just a little smaller then a galah.  The photo has nearly been cropped to 100% so zooming in any more is not really an option. Could be a grass bird.  


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