Burrows, I, Fisher, D. J, Dawson, J. P, Davenport, L. J, Picozzi, N & Paull, D. E / May 1978 – vol. 71, issue 5, pp 219–224 Mutual cartwheeling by Sparrowhawks At 08.25 G M T on 6th J u n e 1976, at Rostherne Mere, Cheshire, I observed a pair of Sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus soaring over a wood, the male (identified by his much smaller size) above the female. They gained height, soaring and slow wing-flapping, a n d then indulged in steep dives with closed wings. At the end of one dive by the male, the fem... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.