Gallery - Birds of Prey-Hawks
BTO video showing the difference between these beautiful birds
Small woodland hawk that feeds on small birds which it pursues in flight.It never hovers like a Kestrel and will hunt along woodland edges,hedges and even in gardens.Females, being larger,catch prey up to the size of pigeons.
A resident in forests throughout mainland Europe and recently has recolonised some forests in the british Isles. A secretive hunter which catches birds and mammals after a short, fast chase.
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