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What's up Doc?

By SteveMoulding  
I have been very unwell with a virus for the past number of days, so I need to catch up with you all when I'm feeling up to it.
I wanted to upload something but had nothing prepared, so I grabbed this one quickly taken last month.

A Griffon Vulture in an enquiring pose. I hope you like him.

Many thanks for all your C&C's on my 'Bengal Mix'.
Just to clear up a point. Not all Bengal Male's are white, it just happened that this one was. I think some members got confused when I said 'the male is white' thinking that all male's are white.

Best wishes for a good week.

Steve.

Tags: General Bird of prey Close-up and macro Griffon vulture Landscape and travel Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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Comments


Mike_Young 9 12 9 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 11:21AM
Super shot, Steve, hope you get back to full health soon and feeling better

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Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 11:31AM
He's adorable! Wonderful image! Get well soon. IB
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
8 Nov 2011 11:39AM
How appealing is this! Excellent close up and fine detail and colour Steve. Hope you feel better soon.
Joan.
mex Plus
8 27 3 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 11:46AM
like it steve, g.w.s.
cheers phil
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 12:07PM
Wow! What a stunner! Superb detail and eye contact - almost 3D in appearance!
So pleased to see you back and posting, and I hope you feel better very soon.
Here's my Award for this week to cheer you up AND because this is an amazing shot! I love it!
Carol
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 12:22PM
Speedy recovery mateSmileWink

Adrian
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
8 Nov 2011 12:30PM
Sorr to hear you've been under the weather, Steve, hope you are improving now. Carol
An interesting pose, great plumage detail
8 Nov 2011 12:47PM
top of the class with this true winner..
8 Nov 2011 1:07PM
Hi Steve great shot hope you soon get well, regards gray
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 1:12PM
I think Vultures are beautiful and this image adds evidence to that contention.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
8 Nov 2011 1:22PM
Excellent shot Steve. Get well soon my friend.
Ron
Greyheron Plus
14 282 7 England
8 Nov 2011 1:46PM
Wishing you a speedy recovery Steve - thank goodness for the ol' archives eh Wink

Best wishes,
Mike
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
8 Nov 2011 1:47PM
Simply wonderful capture.

Take the top of a bottle of Famous Grouse , poor three fingers into a glass, add warm lemon with the rind into the glass, add a couple of dispersible asprins.
It will not help the cold/virus at all but I can guarantee it will make happier.

Dr. Rock
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
8 Nov 2011 3:14PM
A really excellent portrait here!

Ken
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
8 Nov 2011 3:15PM
Superb pose & excellent detail.

Hope you're feeling better soon Steve.

Glyn
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 3:53PM
The eyes look magnificent and the beak has a nice sheen to it, Steve. Hope you're feeling much better now.
Shell
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 3:57PM
Great shot and title Steve.
Brian
CaroleS Plus
6 420 3 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 4:41PM
Such an unusual pose Steve, absolutely stunning detail too. Carole
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 5:11PM
brilliant comp steve fantastic detail a stunner hope your on the mend soon Wink
andy
8 Nov 2011 5:50PM
Good capture steve,
kev.
8 Nov 2011 6:24PM
More than happy to make this 30 Steve,excellent detail and a fab expression Wink
Devon_Wild 5 8 1 England
8 Nov 2011 6:30PM
Great capture Steve ................Rob
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 7:31PM
sorry your not feeling top of the world and hope very soon your back to your old self, great picture upload today
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
8 Nov 2011 7:36PM
Remarkably appealing look! Lovely image. Hope you make swift progress in your recovery now.

Ann
8 Nov 2011 7:43PM
Marvellous close-up!
Sam.
8 Nov 2011 8:09PM
Brilliant shot and title Steve.Well done..Lin
AshTree 6 1.7k 6 England
8 Nov 2011 8:24PM
Stunning shot, love the pose! Hope you're feeling better soon - I can relate, not feeling grand myself these last couple of days Sad
Theresa
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
8 Nov 2011 9:41PM
Like the eyes and details in this, well worked
Regard Richard
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 10:40PM
Great capture Steve, lovely detail..................

Tony.
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2011 11:48PM
Looks so kindly, appearances can be misleading. Howevr it's a great portrait, I bet the vulture is pleased with it.
maggie
9 Nov 2011 2:50AM
A great close-up. He's quite cute, love the look he's giving you. ........Sandy
Ray42 8 3 England
9 Nov 2011 7:33AM
A cracking good shot and a very apt title - love it - get well soon
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
9 Nov 2011 4:31PM
Great close up Steve, thanks for clarifying the white business up on the previous upload, guilty as charged m'lord Wink
Geoff.
What a cracker steve love the expression

mike
Roly 9 Wales
9 Nov 2011 7:48PM
Super detail captured here. Nice one Steve.
9 Nov 2011 11:00PM
Wonderful image, Steve, the title and expression say it all. A cracker.
Dave.
JustDucky 5 8 Canada
10 Nov 2011 12:52AM
wow Steve, what a fabulous pose.....thank you for the smileSmile
Tammy
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 8:43AM
Good full on portrait .... hope you are feeling better soon, I am on my 8th day of a nasty virus so can sympathise Sad

gill
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2011 7:10PM
wonderful portrait of a beautiful bird. the colour capture and detail - first class.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2011 9:50AM
superb capture Steve
regards
Yung
evelen 11 5 England
13 Dec 2011 6:30PM
excellent capture.
eve.

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