Raptors

Black-shouldered Kite

Elanus axillaris
Uncommon breeding species in varying numbers.

Letter-winged Kite

Elanus scriptus
Does not breed locally and is a rare occasional visitor.

White-bellied Sea-Eagle

Haliaeetus leucogaster
Occasional visitor; one breeding record, Shepherds Lookout, 1995.

Whistling Kite

Haliastur sphenurus
Conspicuous uncommon breeding resident, usually present in small numbers.

Black Kite

Milvus migrans
Rare non-breeding vagrant.
Breeding migrant in small numbers with some irregular movement.
Uncommon breeding migrant with most individuals leaving in winter.

Grey Goshawk

Accipiter novaehollandiae
Rare non-breeding occasional visitor.

Spotted Harrier

Circus assimilis
Rare non-breeding irregular visitor to our area.

Swamp Harrier

Circus approximans
Uncommon breeding resident.

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Aquila audax
Breeding resident, widely distributed and occupying very large territories.

Little Eagle

Hieraaetus morphnoides
Breeding resident in small numbers in all but the higher, wetter forests.

Nankeen Kestrel

Falco cenchroides
Fairly common resident breeding species, probably with some migration.

Brown Falcon

Falco berigora
Resident breeding species in small numbers with juveniles moving away.

Australian Hobby

Falco longipennis
Uncommon migrant. Many birds leave the ACT after breeding.

Grey Falcon

Falco hypoleucos
Rare vagrant in the ACT.

Black Falcon

Falco subniger
Rare non-breeding visitor in small numbers.
Uncommon breeding resident. It is probable that some birds migrate.
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