Letter-winged Kite in Danger of Extinction?

To: Greg Roberts <>
Subject: Letter-winged Kite in Danger of Extinction?
From: Laurie Knight <>
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2016 08:35:48 +0000
Hmmm, I guess it depends on which fence you sit on, but owls are definitely 
raptors in my book.  They are certainly birds of prey and use their talons in 
the same fashion as the Accipitridae and Falconidae ...

Regards, Laurie

On 1 Jan 2016, at 3:05 pm, Greg Roberts <> wrote:

> I have put together some notes on the dire predicament evidently facing the
> Letter-winged Kite. This iconic species may be at risk of extinction due to
> increasing feral cat populations. It could be the case that dingoes are
> part of the solution to securing the future of the world's sole nocturnal
> raptor.
> Birdlife Australia has published a feature on the subject in its December
> 2015 edition, though I've not yet seen the article. It is encouraging that
> this problem is beginning to get the attention it deserves.
> More here:

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