Thursday, 26 July 2012

An Honest Mistake!

An Honest Mistake! by julian sawyer
An Honest Mistake!, a photo by julian sawyer on Flickr.

This is my first Cuckoo sighting and as such I think I can be forgiven for thinking this was a Sparrowhawk!
Now hang on, wait a minute, I couldn't get close and it is a lot more streamlined when it flies than I would have thought! And it flew close to the ground....
Anyway, now I am home and checking the pictures I realise that playing a Sparrowhawk call was not the brightest thing to do!

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