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buzzard somerset wildlife

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In my experience Buzzards are famous for sitting on telegraph poles by the side of the road until you stop the car when they fly off - so frustrating for a photographer - this one did not fly off! Perhaps this is because this is a Somerset buzzard and not a Devon one!
Sorry - technical details lost somehow - (I uploaded this one at work).
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Mar 07 2007 12:55 GMT icemarkuk PRO
Lovely capture - and lucky you!
Just me looking at this photo has made all the wildlife in the immediate area do a runner! :)
Mar 07 2007 12:55 GMT bennystr
Awesome capture!
Mar 07 2007 13:01 GMT Poulet PRO
Great capture ! Beautiful shot !
Mar 07 2007 13:23 GMT genese
thankyou for this, you know my passion for birds of prey! what a beautiful bird, excellent capture!
Mar 07 2007 13:48 GMT Tavascarow
So are you saying the Somerset buzzards are more chilled than the Devonian.
I know the Cornish buzzard loves to fly away just as your about to shoot.
This species was persecuted anywhere near a shoot up until quite recently & has good right to mistrust man.
Excellent capture my friend.
Mar 07 2007 14:32 GMT GeoffReeves
This is a beauty !!
Mar 07 2007 18:52 GMT PhotoPro PRO
great capture!
Mar 07 2007 21:33 GMT jamby PRO
PERFECT!!!!! awesome bird!!!
Mar 07 2007 21:53 GMT Molivac
Excellent capture !!!!
Mar 07 2007 22:49 GMT ashdad PRO
Well captured! My experience is the same as yours.
Mar 09 2007 09:40 GMT rosyapple PRO
Lucky moment hey! Powerful bird!
Mar 09 2007 20:14 GMT gailhunter
I used to see these all the time when I lived in Devon, huge things !!
Mar 12 2007 13:05 GMT gtc126
Nice capture!!! beautiful color.....That Somerset Buzzard Looks like a Hawk!!!!
Mar 20 2007 22:52 GMT Cooler PRO
Very nice capture there, they usually don't like photographers.