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Bird of preyFalco longipennis

Australian Hobby at Maffra, NSW

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Falco longipennis at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Falco longipennis at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019

Identification history

Bird of prey Falco longipennis 13 Feb 2019 natureguy
Bird of prey Falco longipennis 13 Feb 2019 JackieMiles

Author's notes

This bird was making low passes over the beds of sedges at the dry end of Maffra Lake, I presume trying to flush a crake or snipe, but it had no luck. Fortunately it perched on the post for a while between forays so I could get a photo. Seemed like unusual behaviour for a Hobby.

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 148.993486-36.545384
  • Altitude 880.0m
  • Places Maffra, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Feb 2019 9:36 AM Recorded on
  • JackieMiles Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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