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29 Aug 2013 6:30AM
Stunning wild life shot excellently presented.

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29 Aug 2013 6:34AM
This is a great image Colleen !! Wet, cold and windy here - but not as bad as in Cape Town though !! I really like this image Smile
Andysnapper Plus
8 109 25 England
29 Aug 2013 6:37AM
They are an unusual looking bird but a very interesting one. This really captures the elemental nature of them, excellent.

Andy
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:01AM
Excellent wildlife image.
Nigel
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
29 Aug 2013 7:02AM
A superb capture, Collen, the king of all he surveys Smile Carol
29 Aug 2013 7:02AM
Master of all he surveys!
A well captured image of the vulture, Colleen!

Richard
ali63 Plus
4 760 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:18AM
Excellent image Colleen
Ali
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:23AM
I saw these at The Hawk Conservancy and the way they walk always makes me chuckle.SmileSmile
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:38AM
Yes, excellent capture & title. Grin
netta1234 Plus
4 382 2 Wales
29 Aug 2013 7:44AM
great title and a great image ColleenSmile
NettaSmile
29 Aug 2013 7:49AM
Excellent capture Colleen,
Fred.
29 Aug 2013 8:26AM
Fab image Colleen - they are very odd birds with tiny head and neck on a huge powerful body. Well captured. Smile

Carol
widtink Plus
4 406 2 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:35AM
Nice shot Colleen Smile Wonderful birds Grin

Rod
29 Aug 2013 8:37AM
whoah!!!
awesome ......
beats my back yard sparrows without any doubt .. ..Wink
29 Aug 2013 8:39AM
Excellent shot Colleen, and think the bland sky is a good bg for it, especially with it's choice of perch! Moira
PhilT2 Plus
7 419 27 England
29 Aug 2013 8:40AM
Superb...........great title complemented by the stark tree
A sinister bird + a great photo.
JNC
29 Aug 2013 8:45AM
Great title................nature needs the undertakers and re-cycling experts...............keeps nature in balance...........GrinGrinGrinGrin
Beautiful composition!
George
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
29 Aug 2013 9:02AM
This great image says "Africa" to me Colleen. They do their job in the natural world very well.
Joan.
CaroleS Plus
6 425 3 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:27AM
A wonderful sight to see in its natural habitat, I really envy you Colleen, and a super imageSmile
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:44AM
Now that is a sight for 'sore eyes' Colleen
a brilliant capture..love it
Lillian
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:55AM
Wow...... Great image ColleenGrin
Diane
jdinne 13 16 England
29 Aug 2013 10:22AM
The gloomy sky and barren tree fits with the vulture and perfect title.

John
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 117 14 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:31AM
Excellent capture Colleen, great titleSmile


Cliff
29 Aug 2013 10:34AM
fine work Colleen he is a big un for sure

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin
29 Aug 2013 10:54AM
A beautiful image Colleen. They aren't the most beautiful of birds but they are very majestic Grin

Kathryn
richmowil Plus
8 320 2 England
29 Aug 2013 11:26AM
The title made me smile Colleen!! Very appropriate for this bird!! Nice image!! I like it a lot!!
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 11:29AM
Quite scary looking bird especially on that winter tree!
KateGrinGrinGrin
TyChee Plus
12 275 1 United States
29 Aug 2013 12:18PM
Well spotted and captured.
Ty
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Aug 2013 2:18PM
Superb capture--- what a great bird!
29 Aug 2013 2:24PM
Super capture of this Vulture "Natures dustbins"Grin
29 Aug 2013 3:56PM
What a Bird ! Great capture ! Those branches like made for the image ! Very impressive. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 3:59PM
Waiting on its next meal Colleen !!
Good shot.
Mick.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
29 Aug 2013 4:05PM
I do hope he wasn't eyeing you up as his next meal, Colleen! Wink He has posed very nicely for you, though...Smile
Trev Smile
saltireblue Plus
6 6.3k 33 Norway
29 Aug 2013 4:07PM
The empty, grey bg gives the impression of it emerging from a receding mist, suddenly there and menacing...

Malc
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 4:43PM
Very aptly named and so very well captured. The lone lifeless tree adding to that feeling of entering a Charnel House.

Regards NathanGrin
Mike_Smith Plus
9 349 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 5:03PM
Yes i agree they are fascinating, beautiful capture here too Colleen, i was once told they have a long neck so they can get right inside carcasses of dead animals in the wild
Superb capture, As long as he didn't have his eye on you ColleenGrinGrin
29 Aug 2013 6:09PM
What a stunning image Colleen, have never seen one in the wild, they are such fascinating creatures Smile
Great title for the image Grin

P.
capto Plus
4 4.2k 8 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:34PM
That overcast sky has made this image, love it.Smile

ivor
29 Aug 2013 9:38PM
Great image.

Jenny Smile
30 Aug 2013 12:54AM
Spectacular shot!
M
"High and dry where I can Spy" Beautiful capture. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.
What a beautifully stark image Colleen..perfect for the subject !! Fantastic image GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
CHRISB911 Plus
10 54 1
30 Aug 2013 2:59PM
superb and positioning in the frame is spot on
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Sep 2013 10:22PM
he looks as threatening as our douane bureaucrats... bet they work in the ZA administrations as well.

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