TQ3266 : Female Sparrowhawk

taken 10 years ago, near to Croydon, Great Britain

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Female Sparrowhawk
Female Sparrowhawk
A female sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus). Quite a rare sight in Croydon, in fact the last one which I saw/photographed was in August 2008. I later saw it swoop and miss its target, before moving off to hunt a few hundred yards away.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 9 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3227 6677 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.0743N 0:6.0364W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3229 6678
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Croydon  Female  Sparrowhawk  Accipiter  Nisus 

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