|Subject:||Q: Peregrine or Hobby speed of flight?|
|From:||Jean Casburn <>|
|Date:||Fri, 1 Nov 2019 21:25:21 +0000|
This morning seen in the distance a dark bird with very pointed wings flying very fast and strongly – at first I thought Hobby, but on second thought the speed was so fast maybe Peregrine. Do any watchers know if a Hobby can fly as fast as a Peregrine?
Noisy Friarbirds have invaded my location, along with Red Wattle Birds noisy Yellow-faced Honeyeaters, Silvereye and of course Blackbirds – all calling, clearly heard with widows open. Frequent chasing flapping of wings, snapping bills, and even screams of terror from the Friarbirds at times.
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