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Buzzard

By Maiwand
The Buzzard (buteo buteo)
One of the most common and widespread of the birds of prey in this country the Buzzard is a great soaring bird and can often be seen circling around potential prey sites looking for a kill.
A magnificent bird that is a delight to see.
Very appreciative thanks for all the c/c's awarded to the Woodpecker and particular thanks to Adrian (topcat) for his UA.

May I take this opportunity to wish that all members of EPZ will enjoy a Peaceful and Happy Christmas and a very prosperous 2014.
Thanks for all your support in the year past.


Ron

Tags: Birds Buzzard Pets and captive animals Maiwand

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Comments


Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 3:38PM
A beauty. Nicely presented.

Gerry

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22 Dec 2013 3:45PM
Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to you Ron, fine image,
Fred.
22 Dec 2013 3:51PM
A fabulous image, Ron!
Thank you for your Christmas wishes.
A Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too!
Best wishes,
Richard
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
22 Dec 2013 3:52PM
A fine image, Ron, perfect presentation. Very best wishes for a wonderful festive season, and every good wish for 2014. Carol
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
22 Dec 2013 3:52PM
A stunning wildlife capture Ron.

Ken
22 Dec 2013 3:54PM
Top Drawer Ron, my friend! Absolutely first class image. I just love watching these birds - my one wish is to get one in a dead tree but no luck so far. Excellent presentation too - but that goes without saying for your images always excellent!! Have a great time with your family, & thank YOU for your support. Lou x
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 4:01PM
Happy Christmas Ron

Adrian
mwoods 12 21 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 4:13PM
Blindin'!!!
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 4:14PM
Here's wishing you the very best for the festive season…

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
22 Dec 2013 4:26PM
A very fine shot with the bird, so well placed within the frame with a good amount of room for it to stare into.
Nicely separated from the b/g with the widish aperture, Ron.
And a merry Christmas to you also, and with my best wishes for 2014.
R.
Geofferz 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 4:47PM
Great capture Ron. Merry xmas and a happy new year..................... Geoff
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
22 Dec 2013 5:19PM
What a magnificent and regal looking bird Ron, this is a splendid portrait of him/her. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too, Ed
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
22 Dec 2013 5:24PM
Thank to you all for your generosity.
Ron
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
22 Dec 2013 6:30PM
Superb Image Ron…

Wishing you a Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year…

Best wishes,

Mike
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 6:46PM
Excellent image,

Ali Smile
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
22 Dec 2013 6:53PM
A bit different from what Texans talk about when they say buzzards Smile, which are really vultures/condors. Beautiful shot.

Happy Holidays.

Anne
22 Dec 2013 6:56PM
Merry Christmas
Rick
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 7:05PM
Perfection - happy Christmas Ron and Betty
22 Dec 2013 7:18PM
Stunning shot Ron !
Have a great Xmas and best wishes for 2014.
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 7:28PM
Beautiful imageSmile

Eileen
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 8:17PM
magnificent Ron
lillian
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
22 Dec 2013 8:40PM
Superb Ron. Beat wishes to you and your family for Xmas and the New Year.
Brian.
22 Dec 2013 8:52PM
A very happy Christmas to you, I hope you have a good one.
dave1967 5 4 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2013 9:49PM
Cracking shot
Dave
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
22 Dec 2013 10:52PM
Thanks everyone.
Ron
23 Dec 2013 2:22AM
It's a Christmas Cracker of a shot, Ron...
... It wins my Best Today, making it a trio for you.

Simon
23 Dec 2013 9:37AM
brilliant and a happy Christmas to you
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2013 9:52AM
This has got to be one of your best yet, Ron, great presentation too.

A happy Christmas to you and yours.

Ray
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
23 Dec 2013 12:05PM
Wonderful proud pose and lovely plumage detail, patterning and tones, Ron. Love the moody background too. Best wishes to you, Betty and the family for a Happy Christmas and all that is good in 2014.
Sylvia
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
23 Dec 2013 12:17PM
Happy Christmas to you & yours

Nikki Grin
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
23 Dec 2013 12:24PM
Much more handsome than the buzzards we have here (turkey vultures). This is a very regal bird.
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
23 Dec 2013 12:59PM
Cracking shot Ron, lovely detail, many thanks for your support throughout the year, really appreciated,
Geoff.
23 Dec 2013 4:58PM
Superb wildlife capture and presentation!
Regards,
George
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,
JNC
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2013 8:14PM
Merry Christmas Ron Grin
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
23 Dec 2013 8:49PM
He looks the business. Merry Christmas Ron.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
23 Dec 2013 11:57PM
fantastic shot with a wonderful background.
24 Dec 2013 8:24AM
An excellent portrait and presentation.
Merry Christmas to you and your family and all the best for 2014, Ron.
Effrossini
24 Dec 2013 11:12AM
Excellent image Ron. Happy Christmas.

Ruth
24 Dec 2013 7:14PM
Lovely shot Ron. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Cathy
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
24 Dec 2013 9:56PM
A fine looking specimen Ron,all our best wishes for the festive period and beyond.
24 Dec 2013 11:08PM
A really magnificent capture Ron. Happy Christmas!

Jane
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2013 10:34AM
I hope that you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year Ron

Thank you for all your wonderful comments, messages and continued support throughout the year.

Regards as always Nathan
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2013 2:35PM
Great shot. All the best for Christmas. Thanks for all your support . Paul
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2013 2:36PM
Merry Christmas,

Ali GrinGrinGrin
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2013 12:15PM
Fabulous shot, love it

Hugh
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
28 Dec 2013 1:44PM
beautiful capture Ron, ..

with my best new year wishes Smile
2 Jan 2014 10:49PM
Fantastic image Ron!, love the head turn and perch, a brilliant shot of these shy birds, love it!SmileSmileSmile

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