is this a kestrel? or sparrowhawk?

by sharon
(herts uk)

I seen this in the garden and would like to know what type of bird it is

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Aug 11, 2012
oops! u guys where right:)
by: Anonymous

I just realized that you are in the uk and there is a seperate species called a sparrowhawk! yes definatly a sparrowhawkk!

Aug 11, 2012
my two cents
by: Anonymous

from my understanding sparrowhawk is another name for kestrel. i believe that your bird is a sharp shinned hawk

Sep 10, 2011
by: Johnny Brine

It is definitely a Sparrowhawk.

Sep 06, 2011
by: Jill

I think it is a sparrowhawk.

Sep 05, 2011
by: Susan

Possibly a Merlin.

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