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Sparrowhawk v Kingfisher

PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:00 pm
by Aceyone
While I was trying to get a half-decent pic of a Kingfisher in poor light,the following drama unfolded

Kingfisher seeking supper

sudden commotion from the resident Moorhens and this Sparrowhawk swooped down to try and take the Kingfisher


in this pic the Hawk is coming out from behind the dead tree,top right




finally a happy ending-the Kingfisher escaped


incredibly ,half an hour later the Kingfisher returned to the same perch and once again the Sparrowhawk went for it again,with the same result

thanks for looking

Re: Sparrowhawk v Kingfisher

PostPosted: Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:47 pm
by Ray C
They are both rare birds...due to mankind, Not Natures ways.... :(