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Re: [CALBIRDS] Re: [CB] Gyrfalcon in Tulare Co.

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  • Linda Terrill
    And Rich would be the first to tell you to just go for it and if it turns out not to be so, we ll so be it. So - Rich this is still one for you. Sent from my
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 17, 2012
      And Rich would be the first to tell you to just go for it and if it turns out not to be so, we'll so be it. So - Rich this is still one for you.

      Sent from my iPhone

      On Dec 17, 2012, at 9:50 PM, Bruce Webb <BruWebb@...> wrote:

      > Mea culpa. I think Steve Summers is right. On my own photos, I see the
      > wingtip to tail tip is almost even - which is a Peregrine Falcon trait -
      > not short-winged like a Gyr.
      >
      > Still, I put a photo in the Calbird's Raptors album so folks can see it
      > is a pretty interesting falcon.
      >
      > Bruce Webb
      > Granite Bay, CA
      >
      > On 12/17/2012 9:02 PM, Steve & Priscilla Summers wrote:
      > > The falcon in Tulare Co. remained along Ave. 176 until 4:46 p.m. when it
      > > then flew to the WSW until out of sight. After getting home and examining my
      > > photos I have doubts about this bird being a Gyrfalcon and am thinking it
      > > likely might be a juv. Peale's Peregrine Falcon (which in itself would be a
      > > good Tulare record). I will get some photos posted soon in the
      > > Tularekingsbirds Yahoo group Falcons photo album. Any comments would be
      > > appreciated.
      > >
      > > Steve Summers
      > > Porterville
      > >
      >
      >


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