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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 16th February, 2011)

Sparrow Hawk

Sparrow Hawk
Taken in my back garden in Winstanley.

Photo: Jeff Haydock  (Nikon D40 tamron 18-250 lens)
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Comment by: Fred Mason on 16th February 2011 at 00:08

Super shot, Jeff.

I saw one dive into my garden last year and snatch a small bird.

Great photo, to snap him while he was still.

Comment by: peterp on 16th February 2011 at 07:11

blends in with the tree but keeping a eye on things

Comment by: jeff haydock on 16th February 2011 at 09:22

Thanks fred/peter, we have a fishpond in the garden just below these trees and all the local sparrows and blackbirds, etc drink from it. The hawk watched them intently but decided to leave them alone.

Comment by: Dave b on 16th February 2011 at 16:25

Great shot Jeff.

Comment by: cathy c on 16th February 2011 at 17:52

lovely shot well done.

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