Just wondering what this bird might have been? My first thought is it must be a pigeon but the feathers seem a lot whiter, tinged with brown around the end. Found a clump in my garden this morning. No sign of the body. Have seen a fox in the garden recently and we sometimes get cats.
If the feathers are clumped, as looks the case in the photo, rather than plucked, more likely to be a mammal like a cat or fox, than as sparrowhawk. I can't help with the i.d. I'm afraid.
I do see both species in the garden so may well be the case.
I wonder if they are from a Collared Dove that's been taken by a Sparrowhawk.
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