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Nick-T 12 45 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 6:29PM
Fabulous bird. I love sparrow hawks. Great shot.

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VintageRed 12 15 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 6:31PM
Don't bother getting a lottery ticket this week, I think you've had your luck for this period. Good reaction to an opportunity.
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
11 Dec 2006 6:33PM
A lovely shot! I get sparrow hawks and kestrels using my garden as a take-away, they are usually travelling too fast to capture. At least yours poses for you!!
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
11 Dec 2006 6:35PM
Good to see a shot of a wild bird of prey.
Well done Terry.
skewey 12 31 England
11 Dec 2006 6:47PM
Nice one Terry .
rhiw_com 11 24
11 Dec 2006 6:52PM
A cracker Terry, great photography.

Rg Tony
terry_cavner 13 332 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 6:56PM
SORRY was an 80-400 VR with a 1.4 TC
phototime 12 8 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 6:57PM
Wow! What a beautiful bird,excellent detail and colours,lovely pose,great shot.

didgpix 11
11 Dec 2006 7:06PM
Well spotted, great capture.
toonboy 13 75 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 7:10PM
Lovely clear shot Terry

Regards Ken
TerryBaxter 12 11
11 Dec 2006 7:16PM
You've done well to catch it; the one near us passes by in 0.5sec.

piccy 12 8 Wales
11 Dec 2006 7:24PM
I wouldn't mind one of them in my garden. Nicely caught.
BertC 11 29 Malta
11 Dec 2006 7:43PM
Lovely Terry ... great capture !
12 12 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 7:46PM
A smart raptor image Terry!
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
11 Dec 2006 8:45PM
Nice one Terry.Female. I got a dozen shots of one in my garden a couple of weeks back.

trissie 11 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 8:52PM
A beautiful capture Terry, pin sharp detail and a lovely pose.

Trish x
anthhope 12 1 England
11 Dec 2006 9:10PM
Well caught. Excellent!!
albi 13 68 1 England
11 Dec 2006 9:23PM
I've given up on my printer..Lol.

Well spotted and caught.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
11 Dec 2006 10:31PM
Perfect capture-- I am soooo impressed-- You have great visitors!
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
11 Dec 2006 10:43PM
What a great oppotunity,I'm sure he will be back for further sittings.
I have a Kestrel that regularly visits although some way off....I'm working on it,together with the Barn Owl that flies past my window every day,the Wren that scuttles under my Holly bush,the Kingfisher that sits on my back fence.....the list goes
Edit..just read your comment..& you call me!!!
Well seen here.
tripodted 12 32 1 Northern Ireland
11 Dec 2006 10:56PM
Great shot, Terry. Lucky you getting this one in your backgarden.
Possum 11 148 England
11 Dec 2006 11:11PM
How fantastic; you must have been thrilled at the opportunity of this fine capture. Just loook at those talons...
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 11:13PM
beauty, you lucky errr.. thing..
chrissd 12 304 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2006 5:30AM
fantastic, thats all your luck gone for the year

got an account with my corner shop lol
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
12 Dec 2006 6:00AM
Your wish is my command oh Master !! Glad someone came to your assistence so quickly Terry . It's a cracker . What luck . Such detail xx
Keelo 14 18 Australia
12 Dec 2006 7:23AM
Well done Terry, I would have tripped over something in the rush and scared him off LOL
PatriciaWilson 14 615 58 Greece
12 Dec 2006 8:09AM
Wow! How good is that!
Lucky you, I always have the wrong lens on when a good grab shot comes along :-(

Very nicely edited too, well done!
12 Dec 2006 8:07PM
cracking shot
PatrickSmith 13 1.2k 2 United States
12 Dec 2006 8:21PM
LOL - Maybe a pedicure is in order ,but I still like it!

BeckaP 11
12 Dec 2006 8:25PM
well spotted terry, a fab shot.
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
12 Dec 2006 8:40PM
Excellent detail and focus!
glazzaro 13 70 23 United States
12 Dec 2006 9:29PM
Well it appears the camera was close by as you got a beautiful shot, you have to love it when lady luck runs with you! Spot on! Click!!!


P.S. When you finished with the hawk could you send him my way, I have a lovely perch right outside my window. Wink
john short 14 25 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2006 10:45PM
hell of a capture Terry when your not prepared.

Hope your on the mend, another month or two and back to big waters !!
13 Dec 2006 12:42AM
Beautiful composition, for not being ready, a good one.
Regards, Kent
A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2006 7:02AM
excellent detail well captured and composed image.

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