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P1000119

Observed: 27th October 2011 By: Pennyh17
P1000119
Description:

This bird has bought a pigeon down in the garden twice since August, this is the first time I could get a picture. It is suggested that this is a Goshawk, can anyone confirm this for me please. It is a sizeable bird maybe 18 inches beak to tail.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) interacts

Comments

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On the enlarged photo there

On the enlarged photo there appears to be prominent barring, and its seemingly short neck length suggests sparrow hawk to me.