Raptor ID help, please

To: CanberraBirds <>
Subject: Raptor ID help, please
From: Nathanael Coyne <>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 10:21:29 +1000
Nice, you just helped me probably identify a raptor I saw in the area of two WBSEs ( with similar dark markings near South Durras on the weekend.

Nathanael Coyne (Boehm)

Canberra, Australia
0431 698 580

On 8 April 2015 at 09:55, Philip Veerman <> wrote:
Not only it could be a juvenile White-Bellied Sea Eagle but it certainly is that.
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From: Matthew Willis [
Sent: Wednesday, 8 April 2015 7:09 AM
To: CanberraBirds
Subject: [canberrabirds] Raptor ID help, please

Good morning all

Can I have your thoughts on an ID for this bird, please. It was over the ocean, just off the beach, at Mollymook on Monday. I thought the markings looked like a Whistling Kite, but I've had a wise-sounding suggestion that it could be a juvenile White-Bellied Sea Eagle (the location certainly fits for a Sea Eagle).

Many thanks


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