Black Falcon?

To: Mark Kliene <>, Birding-aus <>
Subject: Black Falcon?
From: "Lawrie Conole" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 12:16:12 +1000
Mark Kliene wrote:

>My workmate has brought to my attention of a possible sighting of a
>Black Falcon.
>It began soaring upwards over the vicinity behind Bluff road, Hampton(
>SE Melb suburb ).His description is
>of a dark grey to black raptor, making a cacophony of cackling sounds -
>very much falcon like in appearance.Unfortunately not enough viewing
>time to enable a fullproof description.I would
>just like to know if there is a thread of possibility of an occurance of

It's possible, but the "cackling" makes it almost certainly a dark morph Brown

Cheers -- Lawrie
Lawrie Conole
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