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Old Tuesday 8th May 2018, 20:54   #301
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Not sparrowhawk.

I'll give a clue - I was at The Roaches :)
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Old Tuesday 8th May 2018, 21:13   #302
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Old Tuesday 8th May 2018, 21:51   #303
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2018, 04:11   #304
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2018, 09:35   #305
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2018, 19:09   #306
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Congrats jape - peregrine it was. They are nesting on Hen's Cloud near Leek in Derbyshire.

What a great bird!
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2018, 19:51   #307
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lol just missed saying that. knew I was looking at a raptor though!
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2018, 20:25   #308
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Congrats jape - peregrine it was. They are nesting on Hen's Cloud near Leek in Derbyshire.

What a great bird!
yay! my first ever correct answer!
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Old Saturday 12th May 2018, 18:52   #309
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How about this one - might be too easy!
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Old Saturday 12th May 2018, 21:59   #310
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Old Sunday 13th May 2018, 08:41   #311
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I thought it might be too easy :)
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Old Sunday 13th May 2018, 09:23   #312
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and now we know they also eat bullrushes!
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 14:55   #313
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Beautiful weather today:)
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 15:10   #314
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 17:12   #315
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 17:20   #316
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 17:23   #317
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Again that's a negative!
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 17:45   #318
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 17:51   #319
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No to red kite :)
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Old Saturday 19th May 2018, 19:03   #320
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Hobby indeed. I have never seen anything like it! The first set of damselle flies had just hatched and there were 6 hobbies feeding over the reeds at Brandon Marsh WWT Reserve. Amazing sight, lasted all morning on and off. I also got a great sighting of my first cuckoo of the year.
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cuckoo!
oh hold on you told us. heard my first definite cuckoo today also
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It has been a while.......

........but how about this one!
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Old Sunday 9th September 2018, 20:14   #325
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