Flyby bird

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Flyby bird

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This bird of prey swissed past me the other day when I was out taking pictures of gulls, only managed to get the back of it unfortunately. it was gliding along. Can anyone enlighten me please? :) https://www.flickr.com/photos/159448920@N03/24418081738/in/dateposted-public/
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  • Not sure but here's a link to make viewing easier.

  • It looks like a Kestrel to me.

  • I don't think its a kestrel it looks bigger more like a Peregrine.

    This is a crop taken from your picture.

    Jim

  • Thinking back I'd say it was bigger than a kestrel although I'll not rule it out, could it have been an owl? If Id got a look at its face I could probably had a lot more clues to go on :/