Hobby or Peregrine?

To: "'Tom Tarrant'" <>, "'Greg and Val Clancy'" <>
Subject: Hobby or Peregrine?
From: "Philip Veerman" <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:26:58 +1100

Yes maybe, in the case of a doubtful identification but there is a limit to
how much we should all be retyping the text of field guides. People do have
other things to do. Someone else already provided hints and I could do so
too and add some and sometimes I do, but in this case, there are multiple
cues available on this series of photos why it is Peregrine Falcon, these
are pretty much as described and shown in the various field guides.


-----Original Message-----From: 
 On Behalf Of Tom Tarrant
Sent: Thursday, 31 January 2013 10:02 AM        To: Greg and Val Clancy
Cc: Birding-Aus Aus     Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Hobby or Peregrine?


It might be a bit more helpful to the list if you elaborate why you reach
that conclusion....


On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 6:17 AM, Greg and Val Clancy

> They are Peregrine Falcons.
> Greg
> Dr Greg. P. Clancy
> Ecologist and Birding-wildlife Guide
> PO Box 63 Coutts Crossing NSW 2460
> 0266493153 0429601960
> -----Original Message----- From: Sandra & Neil Shelley Sent: 
> Wednesday, January 30, 2013 9:47 PM To: Birding-Aus Aus Subject: 
> [Birding-Aus] Hobby or Peregrine? Observed a pair of falcons at 
> Gunnamatta Ocean Beach (Victoria) on Tuesday, but can't decide if they 
> were Australian Hobby or Peregrine Falcon.
> Photos can be viewed at 
> *Neil Shelley*


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