There’s the familiar shape of a Kestrel in the treetops. I could recognise one in my sleep just from the posture.
Looking at this photograph sends me scurrying to an old Daler cartridge pad to see my sketch of a Kestrel from 40 years ago when I was 13.
And there it is.
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