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Took this yesterday at local nature reserve at very long range and flying straight at me.
Challenging.
Many thanks for much appreciated comments and votes on King Fisher uploads.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:Sigma 120-400mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Oct 2012 - 3:53 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Sparrow Hawk.
Username:Mike_S Mike_S
Uploaded:13 Oct 2012 - 9:32 AM
Tags:Birds, Sparrow hawk., Wildlife / nature
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Oct 2012 - 9:45 AM

Superb capture,
Fred.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32308 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 11:24 AM

A rather magnificent capture Mike, superb in coming flight, great eye contact. Furthermore an image to be proud of.

Regards Nathan

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
13 Oct 2012 - 11:53 AM

Excellent image ! Love the way it is watching you Smile Very well done Smile

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
13 Oct 2012 - 12:34 PM

Very well captured.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
21 Oct 2012 - 1:38 PM

Great shot Mike! he is heading right for you better duck! well done nice one, would love the chance, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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