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Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus

Observed: 5th November 2011 By: paulbartlettpaulbartlett’s reputation in Birdspaulbartlett’s reputation in Birds
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Photograph through window in my front garden, in St. Paul's Square, Holgate, York. Feeding on sparrow.

Species interactions

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Species with which Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) interacts


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I think Sparrowhawks are quite brave!I was washing up looking out into my garden and one swooped down and took a finch right next to the window!before it flew off it turned and looked me straight in the eye!

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Luckily I've not witnessed

Luckily I've not witnessed that although who knows what goes on when I am at work all day!