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(Natural Science): sparrowhawk on the ground plucking a collared dove in a garden in Suffolk England 26 DBW.jpg
D=2006-03-24 [Mar 24, 2006]; S=484kB, 1280x960; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg];
Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).
- sparrowhawk = hawk, 鷹, raptor, Accipiter nisus, epervier d'Europe, Spurvehøg, Sperwer, Varpushaukka, Sperber, Sparviere, Spurvehauk, Gavilán común, Sparvhök = Second most common raptor in Britain (after the kestrel); mainly in wooded areas. Widespread throughout much of Europe. ~30--41cm with female much larger than males (and with slightly different hunting habits).
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