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Thursday, January 01, 2009

Japanese Sparrowhawk of FRIM


This Japanese Sparrowhawk is a bird of prey and it was my first encounter with a hawk.
I was pretty elated, you guessed right. Luckily I was not too panicky to scare her off, phew!






















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Apparently, this Japanese Sparrowhawk hunt almost exclusively on small passerine birds.




1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Definitely not Japanese Sparrowhawk, the stripes on the throat are too prominent. It's a male Crested Goshawk.