Raptor Wednesday

“This evening I saw a heron flying over Baker Street. But this is not so improbable as the thing I saw a week or two ago, i.e. a kestrel killing a sparrow in the middle of Lord’s cricket ground. I suppose it is possible that the war, i.e. the diminution of traffic, tends to increase bird life in inner London.” ~ George Orwell, Diaries, 28 July 1940.

I’ve seen Grey Herons in London (Hyde Park) and in Edinburgh. Have seen Common Kestrel in Edinburgh and Peregrines over London. (And these Raptor Wednesdays have documented urban raptor sightings here in NYC for years now, but my camera has gone kaput….)

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