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By SteveMoulding  
I realised I hadn't upload a bird of prey recently so I have pulled one from my archives. I believe it to be a Honey Buzzard but I'm unsure so please let me know if I'm wrong. I was hoping to get out with the camera this weekend but plans have changed and it looks less likely.
I am still upto my ears so at the moment I only have time to click and run at varios times during the day so forgive me, I know you all understand as it happens to everyone at some point.
Have a great weekend.

Tags: Buzzard Bird Bird of prey Close-up and macro Raptor Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Honey buzzard

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1 May 2010 12:21PM
brill detail and colour and the crop is spot on

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
1 May 2010 12:33PM
A fabulous close-up, Steve, amazing detail. Carol
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
1 May 2010 12:35PM
brilliant close up
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
1 May 2010 12:45PM
A powerful composition Steve.

1 May 2010 12:46PM
Wow, superb capture, and the title fits a treat. Reminds me for some reason years ago of my school headmaster Wink
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 12:50PM
not looking pleased to see you Smile

LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 12:52PM
Lovely portrait.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
1 May 2010 12:57PM
Superb portrait.

1 May 2010 1:26PM
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 1:57PM
A great capture
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
1 May 2010 2:11PM
Great close-up, right in your face look. Super detail.......Sandy
Wonderful close-up Steve !

1 May 2010 3:54PM
Right in your face - superb shot - compelling.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
1 May 2010 4:27PM
Have just look at this Large - Wow! Not a friendly face! Fantastic portrait with such amazing eyes.

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 4:29PM
stunning steve Wink
1 May 2010 4:29PM
A very menacing glare Steve,love the comp and detail excellent.
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
1 May 2010 4:30PM
Awesome close-up of this beautiful bird Steve.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
1 May 2010 4:48PM
Yes! sinister-- a great portrait!
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 5:11PM
Beautiful shot.
1 May 2010 5:21PM
Quite superb! Not heard the name before so looked it up but there are no views available as good as yours so it's difficult to compare.
andymark 6 1 England
1 May 2010 5:27PM
lovely shot
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 6:11PM
Its a great shot Steve.
rgarrigus 8 25 7 England
1 May 2010 6:21PM
Looks like he means business. Excellent image.


Bob G.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
1 May 2010 6:39PM
Excellent !

A great shot! I don't think it's a honey buzzard, they look different... Did you take this at Huxley's? If so, I believe it's Cisco, a hybrid falcon. If not, this bird looks exactly like him. Wink Lovely capture!
1 May 2010 8:37PM
Brilliant close up.
hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 9:01PM
What a brill close up Steve super detail
Vince_S 6 10 England
1 May 2010 9:11PM
The eyes have it!
Roly 9 Wales
1 May 2010 10:04PM
Super close up.Excellent detail captured.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
2 May 2010 2:26AM
Top closeup Steve - wonderful eyes...Bill
2 May 2010 3:15AM
Great photo. Very sharp. Cheers Gordon.
2 May 2010 8:36PM
a great image and write up
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
2 May 2010 9:06PM
That is one intense stare Steve well caught - Ina
3 May 2010 3:09AM
Great close-up, excellent image, Steve.
Regards Evgenya
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
3 May 2010 3:41AM
Large version is stunning with superb detail and DOF Steve
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
3 May 2010 1:56PM
I understand as I am in the same position, a fantastic image. - gary
3 May 2010 5:14PM
A simpley superb shot.
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
3 May 2010 6:18PM
Superb capture, wonderful detail!
harrattp 9 11 4 England
3 May 2010 8:35PM
Nice tight crop..

maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
3 May 2010 10:46PM
Superb and those eyes are rivetting.
Bravdo Plus
8 17 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2010 9:24AM
A superb capture with excellent detail and colour. Great work.

Good detailed close up.A.
RTDS 8 Cyprus
4 May 2010 5:40PM
Excellent close up capture with awsome details.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
5 May 2010 2:47AM
Good shot and perfect title Smile

5 May 2010 2:51PM
A fantastic shot, Steve, superb details.
7 May 2010 3:55AM
Beautiful shot, excellent detail & colour---------Milky
lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
11 May 2010 11:39AM
an impressive capture!!! superb detail x x
Cor 7 Belgium
18 May 2010 2:38PM
Lovely colours and pose!!!

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