By kinharviephoto, May 1 2016 11:07AM
I now have a hide set up on a plucking post and the sparrowhawk visiting our garden at the moment is using it reasonably regularly. In the image below you can see a couple of plucking areas and of course my hide in the background.
It's a very small canvas hide tucked in under a willow tree - not much room for the photographer. However the sparrowhawk has accepted it and as long as I am very careful about moving the camera he will continue to feed only a few feet in front of me. I feel very privileged to be allowed in to his world.
I have posted another image as April's 'Picture of the Month'.
You have a great setup there Mick and you have got some great pictures already, looking forward to seeing them.
Thanks David. When the bird comes in it's great but he isn't all that reliable! Many hours spent waiting but that's wildlife photography for you.