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debu 8 India
22 Jul 2013 4:13AM
Superb images.

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 4:29AM
I love these two Herman. The designer hairdo in V1 is very endearing and the Vulture in V2 reminds me of an English judge with his wig on (yes we still have such antiquated customs in the UK)!
S_Psharma 5 1 India
22 Jul 2013 4:43AM
Brilliant work both images are equally fine.
Potra 5 Venezuela
22 Jul 2013 4:43AM
Besides being excellent pictures, the subjects are greatly attractive. I agree with LynneJoyce's evaluation of the hairdos! We have at least one of such kind of adorned vultures in Venezuela. Not a very common sight, though.
I love to see the creatures of your side of the world.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
22 Jul 2013 5:16AM
Definitely not the prettiest birds in world but they are both really well captured.......Sandy
You have some wonderful creatures in your country and you do them justice. Not like here in Aussie you might even call them odd.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.
Diggeo 5 13 Greece
22 Jul 2013 5:45AM
Interesting bids and nice photos! Nice saying too!
22 Jul 2013 6:11AM
What a pretty vulture! Well, as I have said more than once I am very fond of vultures. I have never seen a white one though, our "lost souls" in Guinea were all black.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 6:29AM
Never seen V1 before very pretty bird, but then I am one of the few
who actually like all vultures...also very necessary in wildlife
two lovely shots
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
22 Jul 2013 6:31AM

Quote:I love these two Herman. The designer hairdo in V1 is very endearing and the Vulture in V2 reminds me of an English judge with his wig on (yes we still have such antiquated customs in the UK)!

Exactly what I was thinking, Herman, he/she would look great sitting at a barrister's bench Grin Two super captures. Carol
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 6:31AM
V1 is exactly as my hair looks now, since I have just crawled out of bed; both are great presentations Herman, the write up is very informative, never seem to imagine Vultures as endangered species.

We are forecast a scorcher today, however, was very shocked to open the curtains to find fog and a real pea soup it is too. Had my lounge decorated over the weekend [of course I didn't do it] and today my new carpet is being fitted..................... I bought it over a year ago in the sales and can't remember what it looks like now, hope I still like it. I think the shop in question were somewhat relieved when I went in to organise the fitting and promptly asked if I wanted the stair carpet delivering at the same time; they were some what deflated when I said I will be back for that another day.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
22 Jul 2013 6:36AM
Not the sort of bird you want to come across in the desert!! WinkGrinGrin
Great image, I haven't see this bird in my life not even in a picture so thanks for sharing. I like the hair styleTongueTongueGrinGrin
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 6:58AM
two wonderful captures herman belting detail and colour super tones and textures v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
22 Jul 2013 7:16AM
Not exactly cute, but beautifully captured, Herman.

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 7:23AM
2 great images again Herman, well capturedSmile

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 7:29AM
Two very well captured ornithological images Herman.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
22 Jul 2013 7:30AM
Morning Herman...we have a scorcher of a day forecast today, 2 excellent images , well capturedGrinGrin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 7:45AM
How wonderful....
22 Jul 2013 7:51AM
2 fine shots Herman, V1 a slight favourite,
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
22 Jul 2013 8:11AM
Two very nice shots of these vultures, Herman, and an interesting intro from you: the minute I saw V 1 I was reminded of Rod Stewart, a Scottish singer (what that's how he makes his money) who is known the world over.
The long slender neck of hooded vulture is presumably bald of feathers for the same reasons you give.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 8:32AM
Funky hair style, great images,

Ali SmileSmile
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
22 Jul 2013 8:49AM
Two well captured images Herman!!
22 Jul 2013 8:59AM
Great images.
22 Jul 2013 9:27AM
two great shots i have seen an egyptian vulture in minorca when i was on holiday there
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 9:42AM
Two good shots of these charactersSmile
22 Jul 2013 9:50AM
2 Great Vulture images Herman
Many people do not like these birds but they are very important in the ecosystem
as natures dustbins

22 Jul 2013 9:58AM
I love v1 - looks like he's having a bad hair day!!
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 10:04AM
Fantastic capture Herman - he does look as though he has had an electric shock! Smile

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 10:12AM
Superb images Herman, fantastic detail, has to be V1 as my favorite

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 10:42AM
V2 gets the vote today Herman.
22 Jul 2013 10:47AM
talk about bad hair days lol love both Herman

22 Jul 2013 11:12AM
Two excellent close ups Herman and well detailed.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
22 Jul 2013 11:16AM
Their looks are certainly suited to their occupation....
Very fine shots, both.
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 11:25AM
2 x brilliant....
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
22 Jul 2013 11:47AM
You are introducing us to fabulous animals and birds of Africa, Herman. Thank you for it. Two great shots again.
22 Jul 2013 12:56PM
Una serie maravillosa.
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 1:03PM
Two brilliant shots Herman - I too love the hair do in V1! Beautiful, beautiful birds.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
22 Jul 2013 1:51PM
Love his hair do and rusty face Herman.
And the judges wig in V2 !!
Super shots.
22 Jul 2013 3:19PM
both are really well captured
2 great images Herman
22 Jul 2013 3:47PM
Two lovely shots Herman. Cathy
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 3:50PM
Beautifully designed for the life they have.Smile

22 Jul 2013 5:09PM
Two super images, Herman.

banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3880 Canada
22 Jul 2013 5:13PM
Has the makings of a good shot in V1 with a few tweaks. Its underexposed, needs more sharpening, and more space in front of the bird as in the mod.

V2 is a better exposure.


Mike_Smith Plus
10 486 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 5:17PM
Two great pictures Herman, what has caused the extinction of the egyptian Vulture, no doubt it will be MAN again ?. You can see that beak is designed to tear meat and flesh
22 Jul 2013 5:25PM
2 wonderful images .V2 looks like a British Judge only better looking Herman GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 5:44PM
Splendid shots and love the bird with the punky hair in V1
myrab 11 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 6:21PM
Love it, the haircut is fantastic.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
22 Jul 2013 6:49PM
A superb image of this wonderful bird!
User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 6:59PM
Another two super images Herman.
22 Jul 2013 7:33PM
V1 - I've never seen such a lovely looking vulture, Herman.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
22 Jul 2013 7:43PM
Two great imagesSmile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 7:47PM
Beautiful images and I love his hairdo.
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
22 Jul 2013 9:24PM
That reminds me , must get the wife a birthday pressie !!!! Nice shots Herman
HELANA 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2013 9:38PM
Anotheo great shot of this vultures Herman. I love the hair stile, very trendy.GrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
25 Jul 2013 11:34AM
Elena is so right about the hairdo! fantastic.. I have never thought of vultures as handsome till I saw yours.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 6:27AM
He is so ugly that he's attractive! Made me smile...Grin
I like him Grin

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