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Female goshawk

Observed: 23rd March 2012 By: apm299
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Goshawk 01
Description:

Female goshawk emerging from the hilltop and circling the woodland.

Identifications
Species interactions

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Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Thanks James. One of the factors in leading me to the id was the size of the bird, which was easily as big as a nearby buzzard. What I didn't consider at the time was the age and therefore size of the (un-photographed) buzzard, and the location, which was from a much higher vantage point than I usually see the birds, and therefore offering a completely new perspective on size etc.
Thanks again,
Andrew