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Friday, April 10, 2009

White Goshawk: second encounter

The second time I spotted the White Goshawk was in the middle of last week. This time there was no window between the lens and the bird. Again he (I think it's a male bird as the females are supposed to be quite big and this one is only slightly bigger than a Cockatoo) didn't stay still for more than 15-20 seconds. Obviously this is his way of hunting. He scans the area with his sharp eyes and moves to the next lookout. A beautiful bird. I'm sure the local Turtle Doves and Blackbirds would disagree...
I find the claws on the last photo very impressive. Grey Goshawk (white morph), Tasmania
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4 comments:

  1. That's a magnificent bird and your in-flight shots are fantastic!

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  2. Wow, what a great bird to see!
    Bravo.
    Dave

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  3. So good to see you, Mick and Dave! Thanks for dropping by!
    :D

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  4. G'day Nickolay,
    I didn't reckon you could get an in flight shot much better than your Eastern Rosella. However, I just love the shot of the gossy taking off from the wire.
    Regards,
    Gouldiae

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