October's fast-departing barred bird (plate 231) was named as: Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus (84%) Saker.F. cherrug (8%) Kestrel F. tinnunculus (4%) Hawk Owl Surnia ulula (3%), with fewer votes for Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus, Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus, Levant Sparrowhawk A. brevipes, Lesser Kestrel F. naumanni, Gyrfalcon F. ruslicolus, Cuckoo Cuculus canorus, Short-eared Owl

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