NZ falcon, Hamilton

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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:47 am

Local news article on falcon in Hamilton: http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/8124 ... ngthy-stay
I was leaning towards young male in the photos I was sent yesterday, but phone pics left me hesitant. It will be very interesting if anyone sees a female falcon in the city.
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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby Michael » Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:50 pm

One juvenile male falcon feeding on greenfinch by Knighton Normal School today.
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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:47 pm

Nice one!
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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:38 pm

Dad saw a falcon near the boat ramp, Grantham Street, Hamilton, on Sunday. That's across the river from the Regional Council office where one was noted earlier in this thread.
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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby Liam Ballard » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:44 pm

Awesome! Good to see they seem to be making a comeback
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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Mon May 28, 2018 10:53 am

Got a report of a falcon at the Hamilton Golf club in St Andrews last Friday.
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Re: NZ falcon, Hamilton

Postby zarkov » Mon May 28, 2018 8:54 pm

Had a good view of a Falcon in Taupahi St Turangi yesterday.

Local friend and conservationist tells me that there are two pairs in the immediate area.

Also saw a juvenile near the Chateau turnoff, National Park last month.

Pretty chuffed as I hadn't really had a good look at one till then.

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