Jackdaw carrying off a Weasel while itself being the prey item


Early on Saturday 27th March 2021, I became aware of a commotion caused by Jackdaws Coloeus monedula at our garden bird feeders. Suspecting the subject of their attention to be one of the local Eurasian Sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus, I went to investigate.

On the ground below the feeders was a Jackdaw in an unusual


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