Eurasian sparrowhawk

Clutch of five bird eggs collected on May 12th 1948. The record card reads: ‘Nest situated on outstretched branch of an oak tree growing near the edge of the wood. Nest rather small and elongated. Lined with twigs, bark and a few feathers.’

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
M, C S (from the collection of)
Common Name
Eurasian sparrowhawk
Simple Name
bird: eggs
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)

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ACCIPITRIDAE: Accipiter nisus: Eurasian sparrowhawk