SP9214 : Peregrine at College Lake

taken 8 years ago, near to Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Peregrine at College Lake
Peregrine at College Lake
O.k. this isn't going to win "Wildlife Photograph of the Year" - but if you look closely you should be able to see the black and white bird sitting on a post. Take my word for it, it's a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). There are quite a few different raptors that frequent the College Lake Nature Reserve - the now inevitable Red Kites of course, and Buzzards and Kestrels - but also the Peregrine is a regular, and until they left for sunnier climes a few weeks ago, Hobbies were also darting about.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Grassland  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 929 145 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.3219N 0:39.1591W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 928 144
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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