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