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Apologies for another kestrel but its not everyday you get to photograph them like this Tongue Many thanks for the surprising response to the marsh orchid, so thanks Pete for the EC, to CarolG,ValSaxby,franken and mattberry for the User Awards and for all the C&Cs. Thanks also to GuyRogers for your UA on Kestrel IV. All very much appreciated Grin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens:Canon 500mm F4 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jun 2012 - 8:04 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:No Flash
Title:Kestrel
Username:Steve_S Steve_S
Uploaded:17 Jun 2012 - 5:05 PM
Tags:Kestrel (falco tinnunculus), Wildlife / nature
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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:17 PM

Pin sharp well done.

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mattberry
mattberry  10259 forum posts England14 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:17 PM

No idea why you were surprised by the reaction to the orchid photo, obviously oozed class! This is a corker too.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:20 PM

A cracker Steve. This series has some of the finest Kestrel shots I have seen for a long time.
Ron

Last Modified By Maiwand at 17 Jun 2012 - 5:21 PM

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4734 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:21 PM

Superb !!!.....faultless !!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:25 PM

Outstanding, Steve. Carol

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mjparmy
mjparmy e2 Member 5mjparmy vcard United Kingdom
17 Jun 2012 - 5:28 PM

Beautiful detail, pin sharp, excellent shot!
Mick

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:37 PM

This is stunning, great work Steve.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:57 PM

Awesome work once again....

Ade

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ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 51181 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:07 PM

Wow what a shot, well done and have an award on me.

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CaptivePhotons
17 Jun 2012 - 6:16 PM

Great image.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:39 PM

A really good photograph, sorry I can't expand further due to my current posture and discomfort.

Regards Nathan

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96180 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:50 PM

Quality as usual

Adrian

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 7:34 PM

Unbelievable clarity again Steve. Have my award with pleasure
Mike

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 7:36 PM

Thanks to everyone and Ian,Alan and Mike for your User Awards, very much appreciated Grin
Steve

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 8:14 PM

Another cracker Steve. Re your comment above, I have the evidence. Please see my post for a laugh.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2012 - 9:00 PM

Outstanding capture.

P.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 9:03 PM

Thanks mickledo for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
Steve

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 11:56 PM

Superb shot, Steve.
Tony

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
18 Jun 2012 - 9:30 AM

Stunning!

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2012 - 12:10 PM

Perfect bird photography! Ticks all the boxes for me, Steve.
Terry

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2012 - 12:51 PM

Absolutely beautiful image. Congrats on the awards.

Fraser

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2012 - 7:46 PM

Thanks for your User Award Terry, much appreciated.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2012 - 8:29 PM

Amazing shot Steve
Lillian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 7:00 PM

A terrific shot of this majestic raptor, an image to be proud of

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