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Bird Kill

By MiqsPix
In my garden this evening what I think is a Sparrow Hawk, finishing off some bird prey on my lawn. We spotted it and couldn't believe it. I had to quickly pick up my camera , change lens and settings, and try to capture the shot without disturbing the subject. Needless to say I only had one shot as I tried to recompose it saw me and flew off with it's supper!

Tags: Bird of prey Digitally manipulated Sparrow hawk Wildlife and nature Canon 60D

Voters: digital_boi, gazlowe, mikan and 17 more


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Comments


10 May 2012 2:24PM
for a rushed capture the end result is excellent love it

Graham

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10 May 2012 2:28PM
great shot and colours. Beautiful image
10 May 2012 3:10PM
great image.
stuart.
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
10 May 2012 3:25PM
Super capture, for a quick shot you have done great.
Alf.
Crikey i would love to see what you can do when you take your time Roger. Great shot, stands out very well...

Mark
beautiful shot well done Grin
10 May 2012 4:58PM
done very well last time sparrow hawk in my garden got one pic wich was a bit fuzzy missis let cat out of window bird no dinner cat no bird great shot well done.
great shot , well done

paul
10 May 2012 5:49PM
Thanks very much to all for the kind comments. I guess in this instance I was lucky. To be fair it was my wife who spotted it outside so I have to give her credit. Wink
JohnoP 10 2
10 May 2012 8:53PM
You have really captured a moment in time here Roger - lovely image. John

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