Curious Sparrowhawk kill

Curious Sparrowhawk kill

Observation - Curious Sparrowhawk kill - UK and Ireland. Description: Remains of a (presumably) a Sparrowhawk kill in my suburban garden. I'm surprised that a Sparrowhawk would take a Kestrel, I'm even more surprised that a Kestrel would be in my garden. Newton records it as an infrequent prey species of Sparrowhawk

Remains of a (presumably) a Sparrowhawk kill in my suburban garden. I'm surprised that a Sparrowhawk would take a Kestrel, I'm even more surprised that a Kestrel would be in my garden. Newton records it as an infrequent prey species of Sparrowhawk