Raptor chasing galahs

Subject: Raptor chasing galahs
From: "Dylan O'Donnell" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 21:56:05 +1100

Just yesterday I observed 3-4 galahs being chased quite casually by what I
could only ID as either a Peregrine or Black Falcon. I only saw the
shillouette so I could not distinguish it as being either. It was so casual
one may have even thought they were simply flying together! 

If Phillip's comments about Peregrines having a taste for Galahs are true
can I then assume that the bird was a black falcon? Or course I won't hazard
a guess for my own lists or atlas surveys but it is intersting to speculate.


Dylan O'Donnell

Soon to be offically released
Australian Digital Music Online

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