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Bateleur eagle at Kirby Wiske

By MikeRC
Hi...many thanks for your clicks and kind words regarding my last couple of uploads have done me proud.

This fine speciman a "bateleur eagle" was shot at the falconry centre near Kirby Wiske in North Yorkshire,
it's colours are truly amazing and my picture can not do it justice.

If you are ever in the area or even if you're not, a visit to Kirby Wiske would not be a me.

Thanks for looking....stay lucky....Mike

Tags: Pets and captive animals Kirby wiske

Voters: SueWB, MikeH, janty66 and 24 more

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MikeH 12 217 4 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2007 7:58PM
I have seen this bird before on my visits there with J.G.
This is super sharp Mike

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janty66 9 3 England
3 Aug 2007 8:03PM
Wonderful detail..
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
3 Aug 2007 8:21PM
Quite right Mike- a fantastic bird. What a great capture.
I think they are a south African bird. Anyway great capure of a stunning bird.

summ3r 10 26 1 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2007 8:41PM
Beautiful sharp shot
KBan 12 498 4 England
3 Aug 2007 9:14PM
nice one Mike
Have you still got the 80 400mm nikon lens?
crimp 10 England
3 Aug 2007 9:45PM
Beautiful image.
csr 9 3 England
4 Aug 2007 2:02AM
Lovely pin share
10 1.1k United Kingdom
4 Aug 2007 7:49PM
Stunning, absolutely stunning!
petersr 10
5 Aug 2007 4:17PM
great shot nice and sharp.
Superb image Mike,
glazzaro 12 70 23 United States
6 Aug 2007 4:48PM
You nailed the exposure, the detail in the black plumage is superb! Nice work, Spot on! Click!!!

tepot 12 4.4k United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 10:01PM
Good manipulation Mike, i can see the branch and the bird are two different shots combined, a nice image all the same ;- )
MikeRC 11 3.6k United Kingdom
7 Aug 2007 8:33AM
Thanks all for your clicks and comments.
Terry....I have heard mention of the powers of observation but you spotting that is


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