Sparrowhawk, I once had one come to the garden last year
but it flew off before I could take a photo. I took this one through
the window, i didn't want to miss the opportunity this time by
opening the window.
This fella turned up at the same time but he soon went away
when the Sparrowhawk left its perch. I have never seen a
Squirrel move so fast
In reply to PimperneBloke:
Missed this ILR, cracking photos of both, truly a beautiful bird and great to get a photo, one that you don't really want to see on your own garden, I know they have to survive as well but it is horrid to see them swoop, catch and get their prey. Smart looking Squirrel with a full belly!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Super photos ILR, and the sprawk is so clear.
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In reply to Mike B:
In reply to i love robins:
i love robins said:Thanks Mike I was lucky to see it, I was walking past the lounge rear window and every time I pass the window I look into the garden to see if there are any birds on the feeders, when I saw it it was quick get the camera and was again lucky to get the camera take a photo, check the picture, it was too dark alter settings take another picture that’s better and take a few more then the squirrel decided to get in on the act. The Sparrowhawk was quite impressive and something to remember.
It always pays to keep the camera handy, you just never know.
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