Re: Unidentified Raptor

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Subject: Re: Unidentified Raptor
From: Mark Clayton <>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2020 22:45:41 +0000


The bird is totally the wrong shape for a Black-shouldered Kite. I agree with others that it is a Grey Goshawk but not totally convinced as to what colour morph it is.


On 20/04/2020 8:38 am, Daniel Montes wrote:
Looking again I see black on the wingtips, so I think it could be a Black-shouldered Kite.

Does anyone else think that?

On Sun, 19 Apr 2020 at 16:20, Daniel Montes <> wrote:
Yesterday I went to Jerrabomberra Wetlands.

I came since I wanted to see what Kellys Swamp looked like since the last time I came here which was December it was drought.

I was surprised to see the Swamp covered in weeds instead of water which I thought it would be.

The main reason why I'm writing this is because I saw a raptor high up in the sky where there were Swallows mobbing it or staying away from it.

I couldn't ID the bird, so I'm asking if anyone may know what it is.

Here are the links to the photos:

Regards, Daniel 

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