Sparrowhawk

This photo was taken in my garden during November 2008. Another photo that isn't great technically, but it was taken early in the morning in shade and through double glazing. It landed about 12 feet from me when I opened the bedroom curtains. Is there a better way to start the day?
The technical information is as follows.
Camera - Canon EOS 30D
Shutter speed - 1/125
Aperture - f5.0
Lens - Canon EF 300mm f4.0 L IS USM
Focal Length 300mm
ISO 800