Great Knowley sightings

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Leonard Poxon
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Great Knowley sightings

Post by Leonard Poxon » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:41 pm

Birds seen/heard - 1st winter female Sparrowhawk in the garden yesterday morning, we seem to be seeing it more frequently now.

Insects - Several Bumble Bees seen over the last few days including Queen Buff-tailed and Early Bumble Bees. 1 Peacock butterfly .

Mammals - Pipistrelle bat seen tonight.


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- Sparrowhawk (1st. winter female)

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Re: Great Knowley sightings

Post by MarkF » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:49 pm

Great photo!

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Re: Great Knowley sightings

Post by Leonard Poxon » Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:15 am

Thanks Mark. Its not turned out too bad considering it was through a double glazed window.

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Re: Great Knowley sightings

Post by PETER » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:11 am

I've had a young male Sparrowhawk hunting regular in the last couple of weeks,only successful once,
nice capture.

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Re: Great Knowley sightings

Post by paul b » Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:02 pm

Three peacock, two comma -both species displaying to each other.

PS agree that it's a fine picture of a very handsome bird, Len

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Re: Great Knowley sightings

Post by peter rowlands » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:42 pm

A brilliant pose and capture Len.
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