Identification help please

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Identification help please

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I photographed this raptor on a bitterly cold March morning, some 5 miles east of Inverness. I'd estimate size as about twice as tall as a kestrel. The various markings have me thoroughly confused!
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  • Hi CullodenMuir lovely shot, it's a Sparrowhawk

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  • Hi CullodenMuir lovely shot, it's a Sparrowhawk

  • As Alan says it's a Sparrowhawk