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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:42 pm

When my Sprawk was regular visitor he would occasionally try the sit and wait method. On one occasion he nearly had my Wren which was fossicking around in the leaf litter. Unfortunately for the Sprawk his guess at where exactly the Wren was off target and wee Jenny escaped :eek:
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby peregrine » Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:36 am

FIL saw Sparrowhawk near his feeders the other day. No sign of a kill but he can't be sure.
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby nuthatch » Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:00 am

Heard a kerfuffle a little while ago in the garden - even ferret man came out of his garage to (try to) see what was going on - a sturk :(

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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby greenfinch2 » Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:03 am

Shame its such a good looking bird. :wave2: I have not seen my one this week he ate everything but the feathers. :eek:
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby nuthatch » Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:15 am

Re-reading the previous posts I'm now wondering if I could have saved the sturk ...
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby JooMoo » Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:45 am

Sparrowhawks have to eat too. Fab photo of it.
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby Placido » Sat Sep 12, 2015 11:58 am

Abso. brilliant photo, Nuthatch - classic pose :clap: :photo:
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat Sep 12, 2015 7:20 pm

Once a Sprawk has a grabbed a victim it is difficult to persuade it to let go. If disturbed it will just fly off with it to somewhere quieter.
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby Placido » Tue May 24, 2016 11:58 am

A blur of grey low across the garden yesterday but no 'hit'.
First thing today, a pile of feathers on the lawn. For the first time (I've often wondered), I'm sure that a feral pigeon was taken.
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Re: SPARROWHAWK

Postby Jacksparrow » Tue May 24, 2016 7:49 pm

Placido wrote:A blur of grey low across the garden yesterday but no 'hit'.
First thing today, a pile of feathers on the lawn. For the first time (I've often wondered), I'm sure that a feral pigeon was taken.

Best tell Robbo to keep his head down....... :sofa: :nod:
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