Yep, Hobby was my first impression too.
[ On Behalf Of Lawrie Conole
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005
To: alan morris; Birding-aus
Subject: Re: [BIRDING-AUS] Raptor
alan morris wrote:
This could be a Hobby from the back view. The bird
looks chunky enough for a Hobby and there is just a hint of the yellow neck
ring just appearing over the top of the wing.
My initial impression was that the tail projection
beyond the folded wings is too long for a Brown Falcon. Unfortunately
it's not a great image for seeing various features - eg. the legs look too
short for Brown Falcon too, but a bit hard to be sure. The jizz doesn't scream Brown Falcon to me -
Aus Hobby a distinct possibility.
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