ID Help Please

To: Julie Clark <>, COG Chatline <>
Subject: ID Help Please
From: Paul Gatenby <>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 04:24:42 +0000

Hi Julie

I agree with you, a brown goshawk. I have got this wrong before, but it looks bulky rather than gracile and the tail is not square and outer tail feathers not as definitively striped as a sparrowhawk.

Paul A Gatenby 

From: Julie Clark <>
Sent: Friday, 8 September 2017 2:17 PM
To: COG Chatline
Subject: [canberrabirds] ID Help Please
Hi All,

I took this photo at Mulligan's this morning and would appreciate an ID confirmation (or other) please?

The photo is heavily cropped and there's not much real detail - my attempt at ID is a Brown Goshawk, but I'm not at all confident. (probably a Collared Sparrowhawk....) I've looked at the tail, toes and brow etc, but it didn't help me much.

Many thanks

Julie Clark
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