Collared Sparrowhawk

Accipiter cirrocephalus

ML71174231


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David Tytherleigh
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eBird Checklist S39613822
Barwon River, western side at Belmont Common
Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Latitude and Longitude -38.1689, 144.3592 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Male
Behaviors
Breeding
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Comments

Observation details

2.00pm: Adult female sitting quietly on perch 2.35pm : Nil movement from position: wing stretching 2.40pm: Flew from perch through thicket on southern side, calling 2.50pm: Male flew in from northern side with prey. Joined by female who took prey and commenced feeding. Male moved to lower branch 2.55pm: Female flew off with prey to eastern side thicket, male remained 3.00pm: Male flew to where female was perched, noisy chatter heard. Located pair on same branch. Male sitting quietly while female fed. 3.12pm: Female finished eating, cleaned beak then flew off. Male remained on limb.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens model
EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
700 mm
Shutter speed
1/1250 sec
ISO
4000
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
3,619KB
Dimensions
3986 x 2527

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