Bowra Birds photo gallery uploaded

To: Robert Inglis <>, Birding-Aus <>
Subject: Bowra Birds photo gallery uploaded
From: Chris <>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 23:58:10 -0700 (PDT)
Spectacular set! :)

What lens are you using?


From: Robert Inglis <>
To: Birding-Aus <>
Sent: Wednesday, 5 August, 2009 3:58:09 PM
Subject: [Birding-Aus] Bowra Birds photo gallery uploaded


I have finished uploading photos to my new SmugMug photo gallery: "The Birds of 
> From the entry page click on the "Nature" icon then click on the "The Birds 
of Bowra" icon.
Then have fun flicking through the 258 photos of over 100 species.

I have made my identifications in most cases based on my own experience and 
information resources. In many cases I have attempted to describe the sex and 
age of the particular bird but I am often not 100% sure. In those cases I have 
added a (?). Any incorrect identifications are my fault alone and if any one 
thinks I am wrong in any case or would like to have a go where I haven't been 
game I would like to hear those opinions and reasons.

Of particular identification concern is the alleged Brown Goshawk (page 15 
photo 73). I have added notes to the caption explaining my reasons for make 
that identification but I would be happy to receive comments with back-up 
evidence from anyone who believes it is not a Brown Goshawk. I have already 
received credible comments from one person who believes it is a Collared 
Sparrowhawk but I have had to say I am not yet dissuaded from my opinion. I am 
still considering this identification, though. I must say at this point that I 
am not being deliberately stubborn or pig-headed with this one. It is simply 
that I am being cautious as I have a personal belief that there is a lot of 
mis-identifying of these two species. Of course, that may simply be because I 
am not confident in my own ability. Or that I want it to be a Brown Goshawk to 
build up my Bowra Bird list; I believe I have recorded 17 of the 18 Hawks, 
Eagles & Falcons listed so far for Bowra.........if
 I include Brown Goshawk.

Some of you might also like to have a go at identifying the two species of 
Corvids in the gallery on page 15.
That could be interesting.


Bob Inglis
SE Qld


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