Thursday Lingering Look at Windows-Wk 46

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My first in a series of stained glass from our church.

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A Word a Week Photography Challenge-Harrier Hawk

A Word a Week Photography Challenge-Harrier Hawk

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My Word of the Week Challenge-High

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High up in a tree we sighted this beautiful African Harrier-Hawk…

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…luckily it struck a few poses  for a few minutes…

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…before noticing that we were newcomers to Kruger Park.

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Although its talons had a strong grip on the tree branch…

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…the hawk decided enough was enough and…

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…took flight.

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…stretching its wings high and wide in the warm midday sun…

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…and with the breeze brushing through its wing tips it was soon out of sight, but not before it’s gracefulness was captured by more than me.

PS:  MGW has already said she felt like throwing up after hearing the text accompanying this post.  Just hope it is not contagious 😉

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 A WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE – “High”

(suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com)

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