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Just to let you know we have some new challenges starting Monday 1st July 2019, you can find more details here:

New TIPF Challenges

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Don't forget ... midnight on Sunday 31st August is the deadline for your entries (a maximum of 4) in the latest monthly TIPF IN FOCUS challenge.

http://www.tipf.co.uk/forums/topic/29342-tipf-in-focus-august-2019-open-theme/

Good Luck  everyone ...;)

Entries close for this weeks Alphabet image at midnight Sunday 18th Aug ... Post a pic taken this week  ...  How  unusual a subject beginning with G can you come up with eh?.;)

atb  Ryewolf

Denis

ID for these Birds...

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I think they are Sparrowhawks,

Now, I went out for a walk this afternoon and heard a commotion high up on a hill in a local forest. Several of these were calling to each other like a shrill Ki Ki Ki sound. They flew at each other and were generally playful always staying in a group of about six strong. I did not think Sparrowhawks were a social species staying in groups, or have I witnessed something unusual??

 

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Certainly looks like a sparrowhawk to me  .. The females are twice the size and weight of the males.  I wonder if these were juveniles in their first year..they can look more like females with their more brown colouring . Well done on getting some decent pics of them Denis...

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I think sparrowhawk too - looks like the one that likes to eat pigeons in our garden

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Certainly has the right markings for a Sparrowhawk.

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