Honey Buzzard over garden heading north

Sighting date: 2024-05-18. 

Submitted by: Robert Petley-Jones. 

Location: New Hutton, Kendal. 

Single bird flying low over garden being harassed by rooks and jackdaws.  Long tail and broad wings clear, as was flat wing profile as it circled over the site.  Observer familiar with the species from time as Senior Reserves Manager at Roudsea Wood and Mosses NNR, when birds from nearby were regularly seen over the site. It moved north towards Fisher Tarn reservoir.  Sighting at c, 16.45.