Raptor ID please

To: Lawrie Conole <>
Subject: Raptor ID please
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 17:29:55 +1000

Must admit that I would have gone for an 'accipiter' hawk and judging by the tail-shape would have plumped for Brown Goshawk. Surely the wings are far too short for any falcon?
The pale-feathers on the back are often seen on juveniles sparrowhawks and goshawks but I'm not sure that I've seen this on young falcons.


Tom & Marie Tarrant
Samsonvale, Qld
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