FW: [canberrabirds] re Little Eagle id

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] re Little Eagle id
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2018 01:49:48 +0000

Here’s a bird photographed on Wednesday



From: Don Fletcher [
Sent: Thursday, 7 June 2018 10:27 PM
To: 'Chris Davey';
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] re Little Eagle id


That’s great Chris.  Notches, splits and breaks in primary feathers seem to be one of the simplest and best marks for distinguishing individuals.  If only plumage marks were permanent!  Here is another example photographed this week along the Barton Hwy in NSW.





From: Chris Davey <>
Sent: Thursday, 7 June 2018 9:42 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] re Little Eagle id


Hi, for those interested in following Little Eagles the image below posted to Canberra Nature Map could be of interest. The photo was taken today at Red Hill Nature Reserve. The primary on the other wing does not have the same mark. 






Unidentified at Suppressed - 7 Jun 2018



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