Black-shouldered Kite

To: Nicki Taws <>
Subject: Black-shouldered Kite
From: Martin Butterfield via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 10:56:09 +0000
I haven't checked the data (shime shime) but used to regard Black-shouldered Kites as common in the Canberra area.  Now they seem unusual.

On Mon, 17 May 2021 at 20:13, Nicki Taws <> wrote:

1 Black-shouldered Kite on Coppins Crossing Rd, not far north of the crossing.  Surprising there aren’t more around feasting on mice, but perhaps there are so many mice elsewhere that they don’t need to come to the ACT.




Nicki Taws

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