Grey Goshawk is still around in Giralang

To: 'Duncan McCaskill' <>, 'canberra birds' <>
Subject: Grey Goshawk is still around in Giralang
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2016 07:25:21 +0000

The big white spots on the back are curious. I don’t recall seeing that in any bird, book, photo or museum bird of that species....... Is it moulting? I can’t tell from the photo.




From: Duncan McCaskill [
Sent: Friday, 8 July, 2016 3:03 PM
To: canberra birds
Subject: [canberrabirds] Grey Goshawk is still around in Giralang


I've been seeing the Grey Goshawk every week or so along Ginninderra Creek in Giralang. It is also been seen nearby in Melba.


I suspect it is a male bird, because it does not look particularly large, and its call is a good match for the male call in the Morcombe field guide app. (On one occasion it was calling a lot while carrying prey.)




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