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Sparrowhawk

By Andysnapper
Morning,

I think I've been spotted.....Not a great shot but the closest I've ever been to a Sprawk in the wild, I had to move very slowly to swing the camera around to get the shot but I only had about 5 seconds before she saw me and flew off.

Cheers

Andy

Tags: Birds Sparrowhawk Wildlife and nature

Voters: Glostopcat, dos, CarolG and 13 more


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Comments


Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
8 Nov 2012 6:33AM
A terrific opportunistic capture, the eye contact is excellent

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CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
8 Nov 2012 6:49AM
A fabulous find and capture, Andy, she's certainly watching you Smile Carol
8 Nov 2012 7:46AM
Great shot, well seen.
arhb 9 3.3k 68 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2012 8:27AM
That's the most mellow-eyed sparrowhawk I've ever seen - great capture!
Their eyes normally look a lot more intense than this.
Must've just eaten a pigeon Smile
8 Nov 2012 8:32AM
lucky you wern't a sparrow!!!SmileWink
Great capture.
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
8 Nov 2012 8:39AM
Get the odd one in the garden from time to time, I've never been quick enough to capture it, so this gets a big vote from me despite it's flaws....

Ade
bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2012 9:22AM
Great capture Andy you have done well as these birds are very flighty .Smile
Rob

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