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Thursday, 6 October 2011

Collared Sparrowhawk Simpsons Gap

I was on my way to one of the RedCentre Birdweek activities at Simpsons Gap and noticed a shape sitting in a puddle at the Cassia Hill Walk carpark. To my delight, it was a Collared Sparrowhawk having a wash:
Even though I was thrilled to see it, I was sure it would fly off never to be seen again if I drove too close. I was just getting ready to turn the car off and watch for a while when it took flight. Instead of flying off, it sat in a nearby tree and wasn't too fazed by the car sitting not far away and let me take the following photos:

1 comment:

  1. What a super encounter and wonderful pictures. Love that yellow eye.