While I was in the kitchen I heard such a loud thump as something hit a window in the conservatory. I nipped through and just saw a shape fly up from the ground and disappear in the nearby trees. Then I spied the Sparrowhawk, female by the size and colouring:
I'm not sure whether it was her or what she was after which bounced off the window but after a short while she flew away.
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