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Sparrowhawk or Gos?

Observed: 15th February 2012 By: KelsaeJohnKelsaeJohn’s reputation in BirdsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in BirdsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in BirdsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in Birds
Sparrowhawk or Gos?
Description:

This bird was photographed by a friend of mine last month - and has caused as much controversy on the local 'Facebook' thingy as the bird that was posted here recently. I am desperate to know what others think. Personally, I think, from the information I have, it must be a Sparrowhawk - but I'm open to correction.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) interacts

Comments

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Sparrowhawk

Absolutely no doubt about this one! It is far too slender and the legs too thin for a Goshawk.

Ian
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