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Thursday 9 April 2009 3.04pm
Near Tower Bridge this morning:




At dawn last year:


He's a Harris Hawk named 'Lucky'.
Thursday 9 April 2009 9.10pm
Fantastic!

Really wonderful!
Thursday 9 April 2009 10.49pm
A couple more then:





See here for other local shots.
Friday 10 April 2009 1.26am
Exquisite!

Thanks :)
Friday 10 April 2009 1.34am
A fabulous bird! I wonder if he's the same one that patrols Trafalgar Square.
Friday 10 April 2009 5.46am
Thanks Mark - wonderful shots
Friday 10 April 2009 7.55am
Oh Mark what smashing beautiful photos, are you a professional? (said in admiration not extracting the urine!) :-)
Friday 10 April 2009 8.01am
Apparently the females are much bigger, but less practical as they go on killing rampages near and far and won't return. Imagine looking into the beady eye of this on your balcony:

Here's a pigeon in the same location:

Cormorants are my favourite though:

Last night:


More local shots here.
Friday 10 April 2009 8.02am
Oh boy Mark, just clicked on more,your link, have to eat humble pie as of course you are professional..lmao, I loved them all..:-)
Friday 10 April 2009 8.15am
Jan the old one wrote:
Oh Mark what smashing beautiful photos, are you a professional? (said in admiration not extracting the urine!) :-)

Not usually, but I could be ! By the way there's a beautiful book about the hawks of Fifth Avenue:
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