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Hawfinch
A record shot ,as these birds are very timid when they visit the UK .A lot have arrived this year ,but they are just as flighty.
· Date: Mon January 8, 2018 · Views: 48 · Filesize: 893.3kb · Dimensions: 850 x 592 ·
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Keywords: Birds, Europe
Scientific Name: Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Equipment: Canon 5D 4
Location: Bramfield village ,Herts ,UK
Habitat: Churchyard in Yew trees
Date Taken: Jan 6th 2017
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KC Foggin

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Mon January 8, 2018 6:25pm

A beautiful setting to capture this Hawfinch in!

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Donald Talbott

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Mon January 8, 2018 6:48pm

Excellent image of this Hawfinch Paul, congratulations mate! Tfs.

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Mon January 8, 2018 7:10pm

A lovely setting, Paul, and a great shot.

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Mon January 8, 2018 8:29pm

Excellent shot. These are really pretty birds.

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Mon January 8, 2018 8:35pm

Nice capture Paul. tfs
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Mon January 8, 2018 11:11pm

Thanks everyone.I was just happy to finally see one .There have been a lot reported but I always seem to miss them , hopefully I will get a closer shot before they fly back to the continent.
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Mon January 8, 2018 11:16pm

That's still a lovely picture you've taken of this Hawfinch Paul.

Nice birds aren't they!

Well done spotting him in there lad.

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Tue January 9, 2018 1:37am

Beautiful birds, very much like our Evening Grosbeaks. Super image! tfs!

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Tue January 9, 2018 6:33pm

Beautiful Image, Saw 8 At Shute Church Yard In November Looks Like Its In A Yew Tree
They Love The Berries, The Yew Trees In Shute Were Full Of Berries Also.
Well Done
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