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    Default Avian, Hand Of Man 2008 Bill Sharkey

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    Congratulations Bill Sharkey! Your image "Snowy Stare-Down" was selected as the Avian, Hand Of Man Image Of The Year!

    Congratulations Krijn Trimbos! "Golden Eagle display" 2nd Place
    http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...+Eagle+Display
    Congratulations Brutus Ostling! "Delievery - hoopoe male earns his female" 3rd Place
    http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...e+earns+female

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    Big Congrats Bill !!! Impressive win !!

    Great runner's up, Congrats !!

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    Stunning shot - well deserved :)

    Runners up - good work :)

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    The look on that bird says it all. Congrats to all who were under consideration as well. A lot of fine shooters post here on BPN. It must have been a hard choice.

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    Great capture. Well deserved.
    Congrats

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    Loved it! Grar image. Congratulations!! More than well deserved!

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    Awsome Image Bill, Congrats

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    Excellent image Bill, congrats on the well deserved win! Also I want to thank the staff of BPN with honouring me with a second place in this forum and for all their excellent input/critiques. Very much apprieciated!!!

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    Congrats Bill! The topside view is amazing!

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    Excellent Image!Big Congrats!!

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    Congratulations, everyone!

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    Congratulations Bill, and to both runners up too. All well deserved :-)

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    Fantastic snowy image Bill! Congrats on your well-deserved win!
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    Congrats....!

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    Bill,
    Way Cool! I love those eyes!

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    Lovely images. Congratulations Bill, Krijn & Brutus...
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    Congratulations to the three winners, excellent images :)

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    Congrats to all the winners.
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    Thanks everyone for the really kind comments, very appreciated! :)

    It's really great to have a community like this available where we can learn many things from each other in a friendly and constructive manner. Thanks to James, Fabs Alfred, Maxis, Daniel, Doug and Artie for working so hard on this great site (hope I didn't miss anyone) :)

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    Congrats to all the winners. All the pics are fantastic. Love the owl pic Bill.

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    Congratulations! Absolutely stunning!!!

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    Stunning shot.

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    Wonderful image. Perfect angle, light, face, everything! CONGRATULATIONS!

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    Thought I'd better get in and have a look before superceded by 2009 images !!!
    Congratulations Bill. Love the wing tips and spread tail and that look just brilliant.
    Cheers: Ian Mc

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