Saw this bird kill a pigeon on the CCTV camera in my back garden yesterday. Luckily it returned to the scene of the crime this morning and I managed to get off a couple of snaps with the iPhone. Can anyone please confirm if it’s a male Sparrowhawk?
It was barely as big as the pigeon it caught. Reading up online it said only the larger females can take something pigeon-sized, and that males stick to smaller birds (like sparrows I guess).
An interesting thread, especially as I'm still learning lots.
What would be nice is if the CCTV footage could be uploaded to somewhere like YouTube, taking into consideration YouTubes child friendly option, and a link from this thread to the footage.
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