Date: 11/20/18 12:13 pm
From: Gerard Lillie <gerardlillie...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Reported posable Gray Hawk near Newport
While Gray Hawk are usually secretive, I have seen them perching in the open and on power lines many times in birding SE Arizona since the early 90's.


Gerard Lillie
Portland, OR

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As a general rule, Gray Hawks are fairly secretive and rarely perch out in plain view in my experience. They are also quite vocal. If this was indeed a Gray Hawk and still in the area, it might respond to playback. I donít normally advocate use of playback, but in this case we arenít talking about a territorial/breeding bird.

Dave Irons
Beaverton, OR


 
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