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Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus   - With prey
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar, Bhavanagar District, Gujarat, India
Date : 23 October 2017
English synonyms:Eurasian Sparrow Hawk, Common Sparrowhawk, European Sparrowhawk, European Sparrow Hawk, Northern Sparrowhawk, Northern Sparrow Hawk, Sparrowhawk, Sparrow Hawk
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :While roaming in park , we saw Eurasian Sparrowhawk fly suddenly with prey. It was fly little far from road of park, seat in grass. After finishing the meal Eurasian Sparrowhawk fly again.- VP & PM