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Is this a Peregrine - spotted in Elan valley last week

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stash

While on holiday at an old mill(restored) in Pem paid a visit to Elan Valley(via devils bridge) and played "try and take a photo while I fly to the next pole" with what I believe is a Peregrine(lot bigger than a kestrel!!!). Sorry for the bad pictures but as I said I was trying to take the photo from my moving car(3 mph) as the bird played leap frog along the telegraph poles. Pictures of cottage and elan valley too for info


 





 

Spotted many Kites and Buzzards (amazing how common now days even round Cranwell) but I have never seen a Peregrine in the Wild (exclude live web cams) and other birds but no otter's which I was told came to the Mill now and then - oh well. Dark sky but small due to high tree canopy surrounding cottage 

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stash

Bigger than a Hobby  - thought it might be a hybrid Saker as the wings were more brown,like Kestrel, than black - wish I had a better picture


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stash

Great that's a first in the Wild outside a city. Thanks for the confirmation Ron


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Astronigel

Lovely to see birds like these.

I remember seeing them around cliffs on the coast in north wales about 30 years ago.

I now quite often see the local city centre ones flying over.

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