Welcome To Stockport's Raptor Collection
The peregrine falcon also known as the peregrine, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae. Many thanks to Les Hathaway for this stunning capture.
The common kestrel is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. Many thanks to Michael Anthony Brathwaite for this fine capture of a male kestrel.
These birds are being reported in quite a few gardens in stockport now and amazing to watch. this photo was provided by Caroline Roberts.
The little owl is a bird that inhabits much of the temperate and warmer parts of Europe. It was introduced into Britain at the end of the nineteenth century. Thanks goes out to Caroline Roberts for this capture of Little Owl in Bramhall.
The common buzzard is a medium-to-large bird of prey.Thanks goes to Eddie Cooke for the photo taken at Chadkirk Country Estate.
The tawny owl or brown owl (Strix aluco) is a stocky, medium-sized owl commonly found in woodlands. Thanks to Bee Fish Malloy for the photo taken at Reddish Vale Country Park.