|To:||COG List <>|
|Subject:||Goshawked at Mulligans|
|From:||Nathanael Coyne <>|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:00:58 +1100|
Thanks for capturing the experience with your camera; I tried to photograph a pair of Masked Lapwings swooping me the other day but utterly failed at getting anything remotely worth sharing.
Nathanael Coyne (Boehm)
On 18 December 2014 at 15:26, Stephanie Haygarth <> wrote:
We've known of a goshawk pair at Mulligans for some years and previously have seen the nest, with chicks, without any undue alarm from the parents. This year (assuming it is the same pair), the female is extremely territorial, swooping me constantly, so that I haven't got anywhere near the nest. Good on her! Today's visit was especially adventurous as the pics show - being on the pointy end of a goshawk is 'interesting'. In the second pic, the small bird is a noisy friarbird which swooped the goshawk as the goshawk swooped me - we three were doing a merry dance, the Mulligans three-step. I ducked with each pass; on the occasion I didn't, she hit my hat. Owing to size limitations I've had to reduce the images right down.
|<Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread>|
|Previous by Date:||Powerful owl, Alison Turner|
|Next by Date:||Southern Emu-wren @ Port Macquarie, shorty|
|Previous by Thread:||Goshawked at Mulligans, Stephanie Haygarth|
|Next by Thread:||Goshawked at Mulligans, Stephanie Haygarth|
|Indexes:||[Date] [Thread] [Top] [All Lists]|
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU.AU