Originally Posted by Piskeddu
Hello, that was almost certainly a hobby hawk, eating insects especially the dragonflies in mid-air with the legs stretched forward is their hallmark. George
The point of the story was that a Peregrine hunted like a small falcon, when it had a clear chance to get a small meal. Hobbies and Merlins regularly patrol the same area during autumn and take their share of migrant passerines over sea. Peregrines are more rare there.