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Tony Ashton
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Brown Goshawk courtesy of spangles and angles
Young Brown Goshawk teasing me for couple of weeks launched into view this morning under challenge from territorial Spangled Drongos (chasers lost all interest immediately goshawk flew into tree over road: seems it was then about 10 metres outside their zon...

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Flying start after being grounded by flu
Back on the road after the past 10 days 'flu' by. Just in time this morn to see perched Blue-winged Kookaburra fly down to road through the Town Common. Seems would-be prey got away. White-bellied Sea Eagle would have larger prey in mind from vantage point ...

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Butterfly makes fast flight from Asia via NT
Say hello to one of Australia's latest migrants. Ten years ago the Tawny Coster didn't get a mention in the weighty Butterflies of Australia. In 2012 it had moved south to Singapore. Five years ago it was noticed floating about in the Northern Territory. No...

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Budget time brings out the bigmouths
Budget time brings out the bigmouths - and they don't come much bigger than that of Tawny Frogmouth. Lucky me this week, $75 from my loving Guvmint (Messrs Slomo and Spincrap) and daytime sighting of frogmouth in the open. So $50 outlaid on The Australian B...

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Variety in spice of life and dice of death
Variety is the spice of life and here's a peppering of assaults on prey losing their dice with death and timely proving the point. First on the menu, large locust  in the clutches of Pacific Baza today. Rufous Whistler about to cook caterpillar's goose. Pra...
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