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Buzzard

Observed: 16th April 2012 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Buzzard
Description:

This is the best picture I got. It isn't the best picture I SHOULD have got though; when I first saw this bird (one of three) it was really low, and in bright sunlight. But being an idiod I'd left my exposure at 1/60 second, and the first twenty or so shots were rubbish...

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) interacts

Comments

Amadan's picture

It's still -

A superb shot of a photogenic beast.

KelsaeJohn's picture

I agree with Amadan

I am green with envy!

Captain Pnut's picture

I am sure we have taken a

I am sure we have taken a picture of the very same bird look closely at my picture as it has the same v cut on the wing unless Buzzards all have that v.

Simon Walker's picture

Could be...

I've seen quite a few buzzards missing feathers though. Have you put your image up? It would be interesting to compare the birds. This one was not far from Old Warden in Bedfordshire. Where was yours?