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Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) perching on a tree stump. This bird-of-prey is widespread across Europe, Asia and North Africa. A male adult reaches up to 34 centimetres in length with a wingspan of 59 to 64 centimetres. It hunts mainly smaller birds and mammals. Photographed in the UK in November.
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