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Buteo buteo

Buteo buteo
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-12-22
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-12 6:17
Viewed: 2571
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Buzzard

Buteo buteo is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It has a length of 48-56 cm and a wingspan of 110-130 cm.
It is found in Europe, Northern Africa and western Asia. It is one of the most numerous European raptors.

In Cyprus Buteo buteo is a fairly common passage migrant and winter visitor.

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Hello Christodoulos
What an amazing picture of this Common Buzzard.
Superb clarity and perfect colour.
Deep blue sky is also great complement.
Best wishes,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-01-12 6:33]

Hi Chris,what say? This pis is absolutely great,fantastic 3D effect and top details and colors! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Christodoulos

On one of Srikumar's photo I read you answering him :
« I always try to focus on bird eye waiting for an eye contact in order to click. »
I see it very well with this photo, your POV obtained this Buzzard 's eye-contact
in a wonderful light, great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


Hello Christodoulos
照的清晰 很漂亮的老鷹
這個姿勢很棒 取景的角度很好看
光線亮麗 構圖美麗 背景深遂

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-12 7:56]

Hi Christodoulos,
Fantastic sharpness details and amazing colors.
Fantastic contrast against the background.
A marvellous capturet of a beautiful bird of prey.
Regards Jiri.

This shot has a really crystal clear, Chris. Bella and balanced minimalist composition. Congratulations, buddy!

Hallo Christodoulos
An outstanding image with everything just in place and just right, just as I am used to your images. The details are brilliantly captured. Pleasant point of view, background and framing. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-12 9:05]

Hello Christodoulos,
Another top photo. Wonderful clear photo of this buzzard in fantastic clarity and impressive sharpness and details. Great pose and composition. Splendid background too.

Hello Chris,

Hope life is good in 2014. As Anna has said, you are so consistent in taking shots of admirable quality and this one is no exception, absolutely amazing!
Thanks a lot for sharing, take care.

warm regards/Abid

hallo Christodoulos
super good sharpness picture with good details and beautiful colours
great shot
thanks greeting lou

Giasou Christodoule
Superb photo, excellent setting and detail. Very nice eye contact,no doubt he is looking at you.
Perfect focus and good depth of field. A wonderful photo. regards yiannis

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Excellent picture of this Common Buzzaed.Against blue sky,details and colour on feathers is really attractive.Like its sharp eye with splendid light.
Thanks for sharing such majestic posed species,
Regards and have a nice time,

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2014-01-12 12:28]

Hi Chrostodoulos
a beauty against this blue sky

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2014-01-12 13:01]

Outstanding capture, Christodoulo! Simply perfect!



Ciao Christodoulos, great view of lovely buteo, superb sharpnes, fine details, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-01-13 5:30]

Hello Christodoulos,
Just the bird of prey and the sky, a strinking picture indeed. Always the best light at disposition and such a beautiful creature in front of your lens. Très beau!

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-13 6:02]

Very good portrait of this lovely buzzard with fine composition, lighting and background. tfs.

Hello Christodoulos

Great image ...details and colours are perfect ... Congraculations..


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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2014-01-13 9:13]

Merhaba Christodoulos,
Mavi gökyüzünün fon oluşturduğu harika bir fotoğraf olmuş. Tebrik ederim, saygılarımla.

This is amazing picture in birds of prey.
Well done dear friend.
Have a good time

Ciao Christodoulos. Great time for the great pose of the imponent bird. Razor details brilliant colours. Very well done.


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  • waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 296 W: 8 N: 489] (1765)
  • [2014-01-17 10:02]

Hi Chris,

Gorgeous shot, Such wonderful clarity and sharpness, I couldn't see it better with my own eye. probably betten than me being there by myself. At least it doesn't move now :) I think I just saw it blinks. Quality is so great, excellent in everyway, color, light composition....



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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-01-23 23:14]

Hello Christodoulos
such an excellent capture. The details of the feathers is so wonderful and the eye contact is so exciting. With the blues sky as the background,,,the whole shot is stunning.


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