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Bird of preyAccipiter fasciatus   

2 Brown Goshawk

Accipiter fasciatus at Suppressed - 5 Jan 2019

Identification history

Bird of prey Accipiter fasciatus 10 Feb 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Bird of prey Accipiter fasciatus 8 Jan 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

I followed the power lines on Red Hill which took me to the trees where the Brown Goshawk swooped me in early December 2018. Looking into the trees I saw the unmistakeable profile of a goshawk, which on closer inspection turned out to be an Immature Brown Goshawk. It was quiet, although I could hear some other bird species making noises. When I drew closer the immature Goshawk started making calls, which I interpreted as somewhat plaintive. These calls were answered by a more mature goshawk call. Not wanting to push my luck I took a photograph and moved away from that location.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5 Jan 2019 8:59 AM Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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