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Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Thursday was a good day for raptors.

Thank you for your comments, stay safe and well, and good birding!

John
Habitat
Deciduous, mixed or coniferous woodland with adjacent open country. In recent years with decreased persecution has become commoner close to human habitation and is now moving into towns. In winter often found far from woodland, hunting along hedgerows in open farmland or in coastal areas (Opus)
Location
London, UK (taken from window of 3rd floor flat)
Date taken
30 March 2023
Scientific name
Accipiter nisus
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/3200th sec, f/5.6, ISO 640, exposure bias +1⅓ EV
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Reactions: Ted Y.
superb details, including the undertail coverts, and beautiful yellow eye, John, a real topper, love it, many tfs!!
 
Supporter
An outstanding aerial of this beautiful sparrowhawk. Great focus, colors, detail, and stop-action. First-class John!
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jonno52
Date added
View count
236
Comment count
8

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
360.0 mm
Exposure time
1/3200 second(s)
ISO
640
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Sparrowhawk 443A8312 1200 standard BF.jpg
File size
57.1 KB
Date taken
Thu, 30 March 2023 4:11 PM
Dimensions
1200px x 750px

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