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Smile please

By M_squared  
Common Buzzard.

I came upon this bird by surprise and managed 3 quick frames. A new fence and pathways were being constructed and the disturbed ground meant that earthworms were there for the taking. This chap(ess) was on the ground at the other side of a mesh-fence, but flew up to some freshly-sawn timbers and posed for a few seconds before going back to worm-hunting.

Taken at Greylake, Somerset.

Tags: Buzzard Somerset Buteo buteo Wildlife and nature Greylake

Voters: robthecamman, aniamoore, fificat100 and 23 more


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Comments


21 Nov 2012 7:59AM
Beautiful light and detail. Proud looking fellow.

Lavina

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21 Nov 2012 11:14AM
A great shot a heart pumping shot its great when something like this happens.
jj
21 Nov 2012 12:00PM
A beautiful detailed capture. Well taken. cGreat pose SmileSmile

Lavina
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
21 Nov 2012 12:26PM
A super capture.
Colin
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 4:57PM
Well captured Malcolm, you had to be quick to get this.
Brian
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 5:03PM
good shot Malcolm
Lillian
21 Nov 2012 5:07PM
Well taken Malcolm - they are not easy to take on impulse as very often they move off before you can get sorted!! Grin Lou
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
22 Nov 2012 11:40AM
Lucky you . A great capture , pleased that you had your camera with you & set up .
Very well captured! super shot and lovely detail

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