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Sparrowhawk nearly caught me out, it flew in over the hedge low and fast and then decided to land on our fence and pose before heading off............

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Don't Fence Me In
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:7 Oct 2011 - 6:00 PM
Tags:Bird, Bird of prey, General, Nature, Sparrowhawk, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature


grinningsoul2011 Plus Member 4grinningsoul2011 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2011 - 6:05 PM

Stunning photo nicely caught, lovely and crisp you have captured the characture of this bird of prey beautifully.

bagman Plus Member 365 forum postsbagman vcard United States
7 Oct 2011 - 6:14 PM

I love these little guys .they dart around so fast trying to capture other small birds , mice ,squirrel,s.
wonderfully capture.

lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2011 - 6:26 PM

Very nicely worked.

John Smile

RonnieAG Plus Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2011 - 6:40 PM

Given the unexpected nature of this shot I suppose it might be regarded as a "grab shot" which makes it all the more remarkable: excellent detail and colours, and captured in fine detail.

podgod Plus Member 10513 forum postspodgod vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2011 - 6:49 PM

Cracking shot, caught the eyes really well.

dewie Plus Member 5dewie vcard United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 - 8:18 PM

Very nice - the colours and bg are super! I hardly ever see these in my garden.


hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2011 - 12:37 AM

A cracking shot

SlowSong Plus Member 64871 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2011 - 3:07 PM

Wow, well done for catching one. They move so fast. Excellent shot and great to see one so clearly.

Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2011 - 9:47 AM

Fabulous image

Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2011 - 6:33 PM

A real belter, the eye contact is exceptional

DannoM Plus Member 658 forum postsDannoM vcard England
10 Oct 2011 - 1:02 PM

stunning bird and shot, was watching one in the garden on the weekend...not easy to get a shot and you have nailed it

bluetitblue Plus Member 5bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
10 Oct 2011 - 5:29 PM

Cracking capture well done.

annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 10:12 PM

superb detail, great pose AND perfect composition. and the expression in his eyes is amazing

BrianSS Plus Member 8353 forum postsBrianSS vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2011 - 8:39 PM

Superb absolutely superb Grin

Ingleman Plus Member 7Ingleman vcard 4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2012 - 6:24 PM

Very impressive. Who would want to be a sparrow, caught in those headlights!

10delboy Plus Member 110delboy vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 11:51 AM

Great shot good detail like it,well done.

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