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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 15th November, 2009)

Lunch Time

Lunch Time
Taken through the window in my garden.

Photo: Joe Cooper  (Fuji 6500fd)
Views: 5,129

Comment by: Ellen on 15th November 2009 at 00:05

Great picture,if a little gruesome!
What a pity that the natural order of life requires the sacrifice of the weaker.

Comment by: Mark Conroy on 15th November 2009 at 00:06

Great capture.

Comment by: Ron D on 15th November 2009 at 09:29

Oh yes,, Great.

Comment by: Dave on 15th November 2009 at 09:30

Wow! Superb shot!

Comment by: dave marsh on 15th November 2009 at 10:27

We're all part of the big re-cycle scheme!

Comment by: Roy on 15th November 2009 at 13:17

Which capture do you mean Mark the photo or the dead bird? Not keen on the subject myself but I realise its part and parcel of the animal food chain, they cant go to Tesco or Asda can they.

Comment by: Margaret on 15th November 2009 at 14:47

Am I seeing things , or are there 2 dead birds there on the floor . as they say THATS LIFE great picture

Comment by: Bob on 15th November 2009 at 15:00

Time you did some weeding Joe!

Comment by: Roy on 15th November 2009 at 16:06

Just one bird I think Margaret, it's the whole of the dead birds right wing folded back which gives you that impression.

Comment by: alan .15th nov o9 on 15th November 2009 at 19:16

i am a canary breeder , a sparrow hawk like this one as killed lots of my birds over the year , they fly at terific speed onto my outside flight , the canary goes into shock , bingo ,, its dinner time , when you put food on the table , its their to be eaten,,

Comment by: Sheda (Singapore) on 16th November 2009 at 02:10

That is so sad!

Comment by: Melanie Beckford on 17th November 2009 at 00:33

As a lover of Raptors...l think this picture is stunning.
This bird is in excellent health and is obviously capable of tackling prey almost its own size.

A well deserved prize.

Comment by: Victoria on 25th November 2009 at 18:01

Im so sorry alan hopefully it won't happen again .

Comment by: Martin Pearce on 2nd April 2010 at 16:21

This type of photo is absolutley brilliant. Have a pair of sparrow hawks come through my garden on a regular run, I tend to find there meals a little later....! Nature natural as it should be. Excellent photo.

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