This is a European Sparrow Hawk just after it had downed and killed a Wood pigeon and was taken through my kitchen window. After this was taken, the hawk systematically plucked the pigeon and ate most of it before flying off. We now have feathers all over the garden.
Canon 70-200 f4L @ 200mm
Processed in Photoshop: 1 raw file adjusted in ACR, vignetted and finished in CS5.
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Featured in the group “Country Crafts and Living” 10/01/2013