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The Sparrows are getting "BIGGER!"

By DeSilver
I know its not a sparrow but this is where the sparrows normally perch. Along with Blue-tits and the goldfinches.
The other day my Wife called me into the dinning room and said look out of the window. There sat on the pagoda was this beautiful Buzzard. I grabbed my little Sony camera and managed to fire off a couple of frames through the double glazing before it spotted me and flew away.
Its amazing really as it was only about three yards from the house.
At the time my PC's brain was not working at all well (Just like my brain is not functioning to well) and I could not process the image so a very good friend of mine who is also a wizard at processing processed for me and made a far better job at it than I could have done. Thank you my Special friend. (No names mentioned but they know who they are)
I feel that being able to capture this was a one of opportunity. Never to be repeated.

Tags: My garden Wildlife and nature Once in a lifetime Young buzzard

Voters: gwynn56, Algimantas, Kurt42 and 33 more

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29 Jun 2017 11:48AM
Well captured.

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TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 14 England
29 Jun 2017 11:56AM
A great opportunity it provided you here, David, and excellently captured too Smile
Trev Smile
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2017 12:03PM
Always good to have a 'special friend'
and like you I have many to also help me out!!
a great shot David, and through glass as well
well done to you both!!
and for being fast enough to get this.
Have an award.. brilliant!
Spkr51 3 United States
29 Jun 2017 12:49PM
Excellent capture *****
mikejmb 12 4 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2017 1:20PM
One of those moments which often elude us, well captured.

Great capture
DaveU 14 1.4k 125 England
29 Jun 2017 1:51PM
He seems to be sizing you up for his next meal ...... just as well there were two panes of glass between you and him Smile
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
29 Jun 2017 2:16PM
Yesterday, I had 3 eagles circling above our house and a plane coming right at them. I ran for my camera but was too late. Lucky you to get this shot.
29 Jun 2017 8:20PM
A wonderful opportunity well taken, David - a splendid capture.

29 Jun 2017 8:33PM
Love this one. Very nice.
Mike_Smith Plus
12 621 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2017 10:13PM
Stunning capture, stunning bird
Railcam 13 802 2 Scotland
30 Jun 2017 6:12PM
For a "grab" shot this is excellent.
1 Jul 2017 9:55AM
Fantastic capture. Truly as you say, opportunities like this do not come around often and well done to your wife for alerting you to the shot.
19 Jul 2017 12:24PM
An excellent opportunity & capture , not to be missed.

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