Raptor observations

To: "Birding-Aus" <>
Subject: Raptor observations
From: "Chris Baxter" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:51:38 +1030
Hi Dick/All

I have witnessed Brown Goshawks feeding on road killed Tammar Wallabies
Macropus eugenii on KI several times over recent years. On each occasion a
juvenile was involved. Easy pickings for a novice hunter not long out of the
nest, I guess.


Chris Baxter

-----Original Message-----
 On Behalf Of Lynn Jenkin
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 1:38 PM
Subject: Raptor observations

Hi all



Bird number 137, and raptor number 12 for our property turned up this


A beautifully plumaged female Peregrine Falcon circled me , the chook pen ,
and landed in a tree near where I was fencing . It stayed whilst I went in
and got my bino's for a closer study.



Yesterday, I observed a Brown Goshawk feeding on a road side kill of a small


Has anyone else seen Brown Goshawks feeding on carrion ?


Cheers & Happy Australia day



Dick Jenkin

DUNGOG NSW ( 70kms north of Newcastle )




Lynn Jenkin




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