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sparrowhawk

  1. Henry Sharp

    Sparrowhawk snatches House Sparrow

    You see the most memorable things in the air when you don't expect them. A few more photos from the same birding trip on our blog (link in our profile).
  2. Eurasian sparrowhawk rushing into the mass flock of Daurian jackdaws

    Eurasian sparrowhawk rushing into the mass flock of Daurian jackdaws

    A Eurasian sparrowhawk repeated rushed into a flock of hundreds of Daurian jackdaws.
  3. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

    Flying over a the garden on the edge of the New Forest
  4. Sparrowhawk set (Accipiter nisus)

    Sparrowhawk set (Accipiter nisus)

    A day chasing the Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) from a far, the videos usually focus on close-ups, in this case the priority is the setting.
  5. Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Another shot of the bird photographed on 30 March, this time looking a bit cuckoo-like. Very heavy crop.
  6. Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Thursday was a good day for raptors. Thank you for your comments, stay safe and well, and good birding! John
  7. Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Heavy crop. I wasn't set up for birds in flight, grabbed a few shots while it was still there. Thank you for your comments, stay safe and well, and good birding! John
  8. K

    Japanese or Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Laem Son On, Songkhla, Thailand

    Hello, I have a question about Accipiter, not sure if it's the Japanese or the Eurasian Sparrowhawk. I found it in December last year. Songkhla lakeside area, Thailand Thank you.
  9. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

    On the ground after a third failed attack on the birds at my feeding place. Distance to the bird was about 5 meters.
  10. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

    After its tit meal. Still with feathers in the claws.
  11. 01101001

    [Poland] Warsaw, 28.11

    small city park 1. sparrowhawk (dumpy--short neck, the size of a collared dove, horizontal barring together with a yellow eye) 2. the eastern race of Eurasian Treecreeper (long hind claw, uneven steps, long supercilium)
  12. Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Thank you for your comments, good birding! John
  13. 01101001

    Warsaw, Poland, 09.10

    Habitat: meadows with bushes, a forest and human settlements nearby. 1. A Barbary dove (not a feral pigeon on head and bill shape?). 2. A(n unidentifiable?) brown finch (twite: conspicuous white wing bars, darker upperparts, small beak, more deeply forked tail, bulk; linnet: time of the year...
  14. Sparrowhawk stare.jpg

    Sparrowhawk stare.jpg

    Wandering around the house this morning, a man barely awake, looked out the back door to this, feeding on a fencepost ...... run for the camera and grab some shots & video. (Through mucky glass) (Must clean. the windows) :(
  15. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

  16. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

    It landed on one of my feeders in the garden!
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    DSC08728 copy.jpg

    Female Sparrowhawk with Starling. Nature at it's most brutal. She visits our garden from time to time. This day she stayed for nearly 4 hours after killing this Starling, eventually flying off with just the carcass.
  18. Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    Eurasian Sparrowhawk

    I was trying to photograph Swifts that evening, and not having much luck, when this Sparrowhawk appeared out of nowhere. They do sometimes wait for small birds going to roost at that time of day. The hawk only allowed a few shots from below before disappearing again. Thank you for your...
  19. Eurasian sparrowhawk

    Eurasian sparrowhawk

    A sparrowhawk attacked the birds at my current feeding place twice today, but did not succeed. Sad for the sprawk, good for the birds there.
  20. Sparrowhawk 080222.jpeg

    Sparrowhawk 080222.jpeg

    This sparrowhawk took a long rest in our garden today and stayed longer than an hour. So I could set up my new Kowa TSN-99 with the TN-80. Picture was taken through a double-glass door. Colour suggests a female bird.
  21. Tom St

    Accipiter species in the Netherlands--Dollard

    A horrible Accipiter image, photographed through the scope on 17.12.21 near Dollard. It flew away before better photos could be obtained. The overall impression we got from the bird was that of a Goshawk, but we're not sure at all. Striking features were the strong white supercilum and the white...
  22. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

  23. Juvenile sparrowhawk

    Juvenile sparrowhawk

  24. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

    This female Sparrowhawk that regularly visits my garden to prey on House Sparrows flew extremely close by my window and after catching nothing this time landed on the fence long enough for me to grab my camera.
  25. Collared Sparrowhawk

    Collared Sparrowhawk

    Found a pair observing a small dam in the Kamarooka NP
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