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Bird of Prey

By silverwolf
Anyone know what this is? It was in my neighbours garden. I only had a chance to grab my compact and not the DSLR. It's been cropped and lighting adjusted.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: jimmypaton, Misty56, Shroomer and 6 more


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Misty56 11 22 1 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 6:00PM
its a bird that got loose from somewhere its still got its jesses on
we get sparrow Hark on how garden, maybe somebody else as ideas

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Shroomer 13 14 167 England
21 Feb 2009 6:02PM
Looks very much like a Harris Hawk to me and a captive looking at the jessies on the legs, somebody has lost a lovely bird here. We have one missing in the Farnborough area.
Great capture
Richard
silverwolf 18 7 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 6:33PM
Thanks for the comments, I now know it's a Harris Hawk. I may tidy the image up a bit as I put this up very quickly.
motorsportpictures 11 289 23 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 6:42PM
Superb shot.
Nice detail and compositiojn.
Scott
Wilmot 11 338 1 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 7:43PM
Harris Hawk,lloks like it has escaped from a falconry centre
Steve
cameragirl 15 43 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 9:48PM
Lovely image and well spotted!

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