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By phil_j  
Managed to get a day off today and took a trip to one of my favourite places, The Hawk Conservancy Centre at Andover.

This bird never seems to draw much attention from the public taking photo's, which is a shame, I think she is a picture myself.

This is a Falklands Isle Caracara.

Thanks for looking.


Tags: Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: daffydill56, bmh1, kinfatric and 36 more

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daffydill56 14 190 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 9:27PM
Lovely detail and dof here. Nice work!


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kinfatric 13 550 9 Scotland
20 May 2007 9:34PM
this is a cracker
20 May 2007 9:53PM
phil_j 11 134 4 England
20 May 2007 10:13PM
Thank you all for comments so far, and very many thanks to Pete for the HC, very much appreciated.

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
20 May 2007 10:40PM
Congrats on your well deserved HC. You are quite right this is a highly intelligent and colourful bird. Seen her often.
Marian 12 62 England
21 May 2007 8:30AM
Well done on the HC.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
21 May 2007 9:28AM
Stunning detail here!

chase 12 1.1k 246 England
21 May 2007 12:06PM
I'm surprised by the lack of attention this has had Phil,the composition is good with the bird so well placed in the frame,lovely dof & detail in the feathers,so worthy of your HC,well done!
albi 13 68 1 England
21 May 2007 5:35PM
Nice capture, congrats on the HC.. Wink

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 May 2007 7:05PM
Well done on the HC front Phil
Great take of this bird

SueWB 11 England
21 May 2007 9:12PM
I agree. Stunning bird, even more stunning image, full of detail in that dark plumage. Well done on the HC - fab!
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
21 May 2007 11:06PM
Excellent Phil.Well deserved HC.
glazzaro 13 70 23 United States
22 May 2007 2:21AM
Brilliant shot and congrats on the HC, well deserved! Spot on! Click!!!

Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
23 May 2007 12:49PM
lovely, especially the bg.
AlistairJ 12 6 England
23 May 2007 2:56PM
What a beauty, capture and bird.

didgpix 11
24 May 2007 10:31AM
Absolutely ace shot, beautifully exposed, perfect composition, superbly sharp with excellent pin sharp detail. Congrats on a well deserved HC.
Alison_S Plus
12 339 United Kingdom
27 May 2007 12:19PM
Cracker of a shot, beautifully detailed. Congrats on your HC too!


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