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Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Another shot of the bird photographed on 30 March, this time looking a bit cuckoo-like. Very heavy crop.
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
nicely showing its tail coverts, John, great inflight shot of this little raptor, well done, many tfs!!
 
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Fantastic aerial of this impressive accipiter. Excellent stop-action, focus, detail, colors, and lighting. TFS John!
 
Nice aerial Sprawk capture John...I sat in a mates car and this bird flew towards us which I thought was a Sparrowhawk...When it got close to the car, it veered off, then I could see it was a Cuckoo.
 
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Opus Editor
Supporter
WOW!!! A cracking flight picture this one John.

Excellent work my friend - thanks lad.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jonno52
Date added
View count
229
Comment count
6

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 443A8319 1200 high BF.jpg
File size
33.8 KB
Date taken
Thu, 30 March 2023 4:11 PM
Dimensions
1200px x 750px

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