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By Lillian  
Keeping his eye on me with a very full beak
taken in very bright sunshine in the north of Sweden
Has to be one of my favourite birds

Thanks for stopping by and loving your comments
Book finishedGrinGrin...very pleased


Tags: General Hawfinch Wildlife and nature

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23 Jan 2014 9:27AM
Not seen one of these for years.
Excellent shot, Lillian!

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ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 9:27AM
A very nice clear sharp image..
Well done..

23 Jan 2014 9:28AM
Very nice image of a great bird
abeeror2 4 22 Australia
23 Jan 2014 9:28AM
Fantastic image!
23 Jan 2014 9:30AM
Fine capture Lillian,
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 9:33AM
Brilliant, what a great capture, its a looooooong time since I last saw one
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 9:34AM
Perfect detail Lillian, another stunner.
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
23 Jan 2014 9:38AM
A top class image, Lillian, super bright eye. Carol
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
23 Jan 2014 9:39AM
A super detailed image with great back light… well done Lillian.

6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 9:45AM
A very well observed, composed, exposed and captured image capturing this beautiful Hawfinch at his very best. Superb detail and colouring Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
23 Jan 2014 9:46AM
oh wow i've never ever seen one of these gorgeous finches superb shot and thank you for showing me it
stokesy 5 2 Scotland
23 Jan 2014 9:46AM
excellent with envy, Wink ronnie
23 Jan 2014 9:50AM
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 328 England
23 Jan 2014 9:50AM
One bird I've never seen yet, you've captured it well.
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 9:56AM
A super image Lillian, I'm yet to see one,

jdinne 13 16 England
23 Jan 2014 10:05AM
Well thats one stunning capture Lillian. Detail, colour, dof superb.

Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 10:09AM
This is superb in everyway Lillian. Excellent picture. GrinGrinGrin Peter.
debu 6 India
23 Jan 2014 10:23AM
Lovely detailed image.
23 Jan 2014 10:50AM
Stunning image with great detail.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 10:51AM
Superb image Lillian, fabulous colours ans excellent detail

ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
23 Jan 2014 10:56AM
A really beautiful image Lillian, great photography
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 11:19AM
Lovely shot, Lillian.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 11:23AM
I've never even heard of this one let along capture it.
Excellent image Lillian. Very strange beak and varied plumage.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 11:41AM
A lovely, sturdy looking beast nicely captured.
What a beautiful bird !! Fantastic eye detail Lillian... a real beauty..

Lynette Grin
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
23 Jan 2014 12:19PM
On my hit list to see !!! Lillian.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
23 Jan 2014 12:43PM
Wonderful shot!
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 12:47PM
He actually looks quite fierce - for a bird!! Superb shot - as always Lillian. Smile

rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 1:28PM
Wonderful colouring and detail, Lillian.

moiral 6 12 Scotland
23 Jan 2014 1:35PM
I thought this was a chaffinch from the tn, but what a wee stunner it is when I opened it up. Moira
23 Jan 2014 1:38PM
Now I know what a hawfinch looks like and what an excellent image of one looks like.

mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
23 Jan 2014 1:39PM
Good shot Lillian.
And good luck with the book too.
I hope it is as successful as 50 Shades Of Grey !!
23 Jan 2014 2:11PM
I don't think I'd argue with this one, Lillian!
A superb image.
Look forward to seeing your book!

helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 2:20PM
Well captured Lillian Lillian WinkWinkWink ..................ah I see one Lillian has been removed WinkWink
7 10 10 England
23 Jan 2014 2:51PM
This is fantastic Lillian.
23 Jan 2014 2:52PM
Stunning capture Lillian. Beautiful colour and detail. Looks alittle feisty WinkGrinGrin

SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
23 Jan 2014 3:00PM
Very clear shot.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 3:20PM
Very nice shot Lillian!
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 3:25PM
A cracking shot Lillian with superb detail. SmileSmileSmileSmile
PhilT2 Plus
6 379 25 England
23 Jan 2014 3:43PM
Beautiful bird............never seen one before. Thanks for sharing
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 3:58PM
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
23 Jan 2014 4:05PM
Very attractive bird Lillian. Lovely capture.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 4:35PM
Gorgeous shot !!.....wonderful lighting !!
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 95 14 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 4:44PM
Excellent capture LillianSmile

JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 4:49PM
A little beauty with a wonderful BG
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 5:00PM
Great eye and colour, well sharp
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
23 Jan 2014 5:32PM
It really is a superb capture and I have never even heard of sch a bird but it is lovely.
23 Jan 2014 5:36PM
A new one on me Lillian, but very interesting to see this wonderful image of yours. One can learn SO much on this Site Wink

John Smile
gss 2 1 Romania
23 Jan 2014 5:47PM
Stunning capture, lovely bird!
very well taken[ sharp].

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 7:21PM
I was wondering where you had nailed himSmile

23 Jan 2014 7:21PM
Superb portait, Lillian! Perfect detail, as wellSmile
Regards Valery
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 7:54PM
Lovely imageSmile

richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
23 Jan 2014 7:59PM
Nice image Lillian!! Nicece detail!! I like it a lot!!
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
23 Jan 2014 8:07PM
This is fantastic LillianSmile
23 Jan 2014 8:09PM
Well captured.
I haven't seen a Hawfinch for years, it's quite a colourful little bird. Lovely shot with his beak full too. Glad you have finished the book.

23 Jan 2014 8:20PM
What a lovely shot Lillian of a smashing bird. Cathy
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 8:35PM
Super sharp capture.Smile
23 Jan 2014 9:45PM
Wow - what a stunner - never seen one of these birds!
Mike_Smith Plus
9 321 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 11:02PM
Cracking image Lillian of a great Bird, they were two of these last month in the cemetery in the town where i live
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
24 Jan 2014 1:00AM
Wonderful capture, and news about the book!
24 Jan 2014 5:24AM
A beautiful image of this unusual bird.
I love the eye contact...
He doesn't want you to get too close to his Lunch..!

Ayoob 5 Australia
24 Jan 2014 5:47AM
FANTASTIC shot - like the clarity and details. .....GrinGrinGrin
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
24 Jan 2014 11:04AM
Well focussed on the eye, Lillian. Hand-held with that cannon!! (deliberate spelling)

Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 11:43AM
No not hand held DaveGrin
24 Jan 2014 12:02PM
Lillian, Was out yesterday so missed this fantastic image absolutely stunning. Congratulations on completing the book SmileSmile
Brian J.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
24 Jan 2014 2:12PM
Well done on the book Grin

Superb capture here, Lillian. I like the catchlight in the eye Smile

Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
24 Jan 2014 8:31PM
A fine shot of this stern looking bird, one i've yet to see

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