Bird of preyAccipiter fasciatus   

Brown Goshawk at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2017

Identification history

Bird of prey Accipiter fasciatus 30 Oct 2017 ChrisDavey
Bird of prey Accipiter cirrocephalus 18 Oct 2017 ChrisDavey
Bird of prey Accipiter fasciatus 21 Jul 2017 roymcd720

Author's notes

The local Brown Goshawk keeping up appearances.

4 comments

ChrisDavey wrote:
   18 Oct 2017
The lack of eyebrow and long middle toe looks like Sparrowhawk. Is this known bird to you?
roymcd720 wrote:
   19 Oct 2017
Thanks Chris. We did have a Brown Goshawk picking off baby rabbits at this spot but its moved on now.
Cheers, Roy.
RyuCallaway1.5K wrote:
   19 Oct 2017
Well the tail looks rounded as in goshawk
ChrisDavey wrote:
   22 Oct 2017
I think it is difficult to tell the tail when folded but no eyebrow and long claw still looks like Collared Sparrowhawk to me. Chris

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Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Jun 2017
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Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2016
Tachinidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2018
Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Aug 2017
Macropus rufogriseus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2017
Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jul 2017
Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Jun 2017
Caligavis chrysops at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2017
Accipiter fasciatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2016

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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