Road kill ID help

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Hypno
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Road kill ID help

Postby Hypno » Fri Dec 28, 2018 2:14 pm

I found this roadkill in little river on the 15th, morepork or falcon? it felt too large for a morepork at the time but the flatness may have caused this.


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Davidthomas
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Re: Road kill ID help

Postby Davidthomas » Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:12 pm

Morepork. Really rounded wing feathers, and a very rich chocolate brown on the breast with white tips.
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Adam C
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Re: Road kill ID help

Postby Adam C » Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:24 pm

He said More....but never got to finish the pork :/
“Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.”

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Hypno
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Re: Road kill ID help

Postby Hypno » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:44 pm

Thanks David, is my first Morepork sighting, Location to be exact was outside the Little River Hotel where id stopped for a Saturday Beer
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Re: Road kill ID help

Postby Davidthomas » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:44 pm

Oh dear! That’s no good. Probably a younger bird that didn’t know how to navigate roads and cars.

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