Crested Goshawk

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This female Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus indicus) attacked a pair of Thick-billed Green-Pigeon (Treron curvirostra) that were in courtship but failed to snag any.

 

It then attempted to use this bare tree as a vantage point but was harassed by a Large-billed Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos macrorhynchos). The Crow did many fly-by to hassle the Goshawk until it left. The handheld video (using a branch as support) shows the Goshawk being unsettled; not able to see the Crow overhead: https://youtu.be/hJvNAGzx_MM

 

 

Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr)

Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

1st March 2021

 

Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Habitat: Broken primary forest with secondary growth

Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone

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