Thursday, 28 February 2013

Sparrowhawk - Accipiter Nisus







Date spotted: 28th Feb '13
Location: Zones 1,2+5 - Newton Park Lake
Observation: Sparrowhawk seen flying around with group of Buzzards (maybe feeding together). The Little Owl that got attacked by the Buzzard a few weeks back (Go back a few blog posts for story) was seen feeding and looked perfectly fine! Was one lucky Owl!
Was also the first on the Lake there has been Little Grebe (1 Male, 1 Female) couldn't find on return journey, could have got spooked and flown off.
Weather: Cloudy, Warm, Partly Sunny
Other Species: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Sparrowhawk, Little Owl, Chaffinch, Wren, Mute Swan, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Teal, Little Grebe, Grey Wagtail,