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Is it safe?

I was stood just a few feet away but this hen blackbird still ventured out. I'm pretty sure she is nesting in our hedge, they're always around.

An almost-sighting today was a sparrowhawk - I only glimpsed it as it disappeared under the hedge, then there was a commotion from the starlings in the huge fir tree nearby. I discovered the remains of the hawks breakfast at the end of the garden - a pile of feathers and what looks like the skull from a starling (better than a blackbird!)



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Well captured....

19 Mar, 2009

 

great photo

19 Mar, 2009

 

Really good photo.
Well done, Madmum. :o)

19 Mar, 2009

 

Those Sparrowhawks are lethal aren't they. Last year we had one swoop into our shed...........I think it was after Jasper my canary who was in the garden in the sun!

19 Mar, 2009

 

They are Janey..have one regularly patrolling our area.The birds disappear for ages when one is around !

19 Mar, 2009



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