NY4055 : Sparrowhawk eating a pigeon

taken 5 years ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

Sparrowhawk eating a pigeon
Sparrowhawk eating a pigeon
Spotted in a rarely frequented lane close to the city centre - for location see NY4055 : Backhouse Walk, looking towards Victoria Viaduct .
I was able to observe this bird for several minutes, from just a few metres away. Eventually it took off, carrying the carcass with it.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 21 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4002 5571 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.5506N 2:56.1999W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4001 5571
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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