Collared Sparrowhawk

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Subject: Collared Sparrowhawk
From: Nick Payne <>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 02:54:18 +0000
A friend who lives in Tuggeranong sent me this photo, taken in their
garden on the weekend, asking if the bird is a Collared Sparrowhawk.
Looks like it to me. Apparently the bird came into their garden with a
Crested Pigeon in its clutches; when they went out to investigate the
pigeon got away but the sparrowhawk stayed around long enough to be

Nick Payne


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