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20110112 777 SERIES Merlin HP.jpg
12-JAN-2011 Hank v/d Velde

20110112 777 SERIES Merlin HP.jpg

Ottawa

Three Views of a very cooperative Merlin.

Top image: Side View.


Nose-picker View.


Back View.


other sizes: small medium original
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Maja Waiss30-Sep-2013 23:54
Great! V
bluebirdstar16-Jan-2011 03:59
Fabulous images - but the nose picker is so perfect - looks like a money-maker!
Sharon Payette15-Jan-2011 02:36
Fantastic series, Hank.
Peter Stahl14-Jan-2011 21:32
A terrific set Hank. Tack sharp and great eye contact!! :-)
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal14-Jan-2011 10:48
Prachtige serie Hank van een mooie vogel.
Ton
cre8foru14-Jan-2011 03:05
Okay... This is not fair. A Merlin too? Amazing pics. Don't you love it when they cooperate? V
Evaristo Buendia-Carrera14-Jan-2011 02:39
Beautiful sequence, great timing.
Jean D14-Jan-2011 02:19
Superb series on this very approchable Merlin. Well done, Hank!
January Grey14-Jan-2011 01:41
A very cordial bird! Love the second shot! Wow! Excellent work, Hank!
Eric Martin14-Jan-2011 01:06
Wow, Super series Hank!!
Simon Chandler13-Jan-2011 23:21
Excellent images, each has great expression captured. Sharp and rich in tone. v
jean-yves chamberland13-Jan-2011 21:49
terrific serie Hank!the first one is my favorite.
Lise De Serres13-Jan-2011 20:31
Great serie with a big + for the second one!!!
Jess. ( Lady.D.)13-Jan-2011 19:41
Excellent series Hank, super detail on all three shots....
Doug Jones13-Jan-2011 19:01
Amazing series, so sharp and excellent color!
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet13-Jan-2011 18:48
Superb series.
Sofia Solomennikova13-Jan-2011 17:44
he's quite a character! V
bill friedlander13-Jan-2011 17:17
Super captures. Great poses in all three. I like the middle one of him scratching his beak. V
Coleen Perilloux Landry13-Jan-2011 16:42
You really captured the personality of this bird.
Robert D. McAlpine13-Jan-2011 15:28
Stunning series - you got really close!
Brad Claypole13-Jan-2011 14:10
Serious look your getting there! So what's your trick for getting them to stay for a photo shoot?
CM Kwan13-Jan-2011 13:31
Superb capture, Hank! V
wade clare13-Jan-2011 13:15
We got a lucky break,hope to see him again soon.
Bill McMullen13-Jan-2011 13:04
SUPERB series, Hank.
Penny B13-Jan-2011 12:08
Fabulous series of images Hank. Nice poses & great detail.
silvia marmori13-Jan-2011 11:45
the cooperative Merlin made a little show for the expert photographer..
and the result is this wonderful series! =)
Giancarlo Guzzardi13-Jan-2011 11:31
marvellouse creature and great detailed images
Stephanie13-Jan-2011 10:51
Fantastic trio of images Hank!!! BV
Love your sense of humor! :)
heather13-Jan-2011 08:18
Superb captures Hank. V
Patricia Kay13-Jan-2011 07:56
Perfect timing for these beautiful captures Hank...BV
Dominic Cantin13-Jan-2011 07:05
You're lucky to have had this opp. but we're lucky that you share them with us ! Thank Hank 8)

Dom :)
Ron Fredrick13-Jan-2011 06:30
Wonderful shots, Hank. Beautiful bird, nicely captured. Great color and detail.
Bryan Murahashi13-Jan-2011 05:42
Fantastic photos of this camera friendly Merlin.
Ann Pettigrew13-Jan-2011 05:25
These are awesome, Hank! I have never seen a merlin this close. V
Carol Breton13-Jan-2011 04:38
Wow, these are great shots, Hank! Super series! ~
hge5413-Jan-2011 04:35
Killer shots of a killer bird. I have never been anywhere near that close to one.
Betty Vlasiu13-Jan-2011 04:34
  Amazing catch with amazing details! LOVE IT
Stan Wojick13-Jan-2011 04:32
Super shots Hank - II especially like the nose picker shot -
Jim Coffman13-Jan-2011 03:54
Excellent series,Hank! Great images and great detail!
Tom Munson13-Jan-2011 03:15
Outstanding, series, Hank! Wonderful images!
Ted Busby13-Jan-2011 03:09
Great series Hank..Cooperative indeed!
Michael Rowan13-Jan-2011 02:57
Really great shots of a Hawk. You caught him looking straight at you. Well done.
larose forest photos13-Jan-2011 02:50
Excellent shots Hank. They are such elegant little falcons. Imagine, they were so rare in this area 20+ years ago.
Janet Forjan-Freedman13-Jan-2011 02:47
Congrats on this great series! Not easy species to find and photograph.
Yi Feng13-Jan-2011 02:45
Absolutely stunning captures, Hank!
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