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Another of the Kestrel today!!Again on the cliff top at South Sheilds!

Many thanks for your votes yesterday for the Kestrel image, much appreciated , as always!! Thanks also to Norman, Cliff and Steve for their User Awards - Much appreciated!!

Have a great day

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Nov 2013 - 2:25 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Kestrel
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:30 Dec 2013 - 12:08 AM
Tags:Bird of prey, Falco tinnunculus, Falcon, Kestrel, Wild, Wildlife / nature
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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:13 AM

Super sharp, Bill.
Excellent feather details.

Richard

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
30 Dec 2013 - 12:15 AM

A lovely capture of this Kestrel. Great impact. Well done Bill.
WesternRed.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:36 AM

A superb close up of this fine bird! Well done with the bigma

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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
30 Dec 2013 - 1:35 AM

Another beauty Bill..he must have wonderful balance to hang on to that little twig !!

Lynette Grin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Dec 2013 - 4:41 AM

This an excellent capture Bill. A lovely balancing act you caught here Smile

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 4:44 AM

Another superb image of this very obliging Kestrel, well done, Bill.
Love the detail you get with that lens..!

Simon

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 6:24 AM

Another real beauty, Bill, wonderful plumage detail. Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:41 AM

Whoah!!
Look at the way he is hanging on.

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AlexAppleby
30 Dec 2013 - 9:08 AM

Stunning shot. Well taken.

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NigelKiteley
30 Dec 2013 - 10:01 AM

Cracking detail!

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
30 Dec 2013 - 10:07 AM


Quote: This an excellent capture Bill. A lovely balancing act you caught here Smile

--- I agree with Herman !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 10:28 AM

Superb image with a lovely catch light on the eye, happy to make it 30***

Ali Grin

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 11:31 AM

Not very comfortable on the twig .

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 11:37 AM

A big bird on a little ''stick'' here Bill !!
Good close up.
Mick.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96179 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:05 PM

God knows how that perch held upWink

Happy New Year

Adrian

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:07 PM

Fabulous capture, Bill ! Great clarity and excellent focus !
Regards,
George

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:16 PM

Another excellent capture BillSmile


Cliff

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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:33 PM

delightful detail Bill

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 12:51 PM

Another brilliant imageSmile
NettaSmile

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 1:52 PM

That certainly is a wonderful capture. Brilliant.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 3:20 PM

Super with great plumage detail.
Joan.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 4:59 PM

another gem !hope 2014 is a great one for you

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 5:39 PM

Superbly captured Bill, another wonderful addition to yesterdays upload. "Superb'

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 - 5:55 PM

Beautiful captureSmile

Eileen

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 6:49 PM

brilliant capture and clarity
lillian

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7204 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:05 PM

Hi Bill, beautiful close up of the Kestrel, i haven't been out for a while, mind weather doesn't help

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4261 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 8:36 PM

Excellent image Bill - Happy New Year to you
Jason

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 - 10:52 PM

Fantastic shot Bill. Cathy

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
30 Dec 2013 - 11:15 PM

Fine capture Bill,
Fred.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
31 Dec 2013 - 6:24 AM

Such a strong but graceful bird! Magnificent capture, sharpness, pose and lighting ... Grin
Happy New Year Bill and happy clicking for 2014! IB

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
31 Dec 2013 - 1:33 PM

Excellent capture , detail and pose, Bill.
All the best for 2014!!!
Effrossini

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2014 - 12:18 AM

A cracking shot of this majestic bird, the detail in the plumage is immaculate. As tomcat has said it is a wonder that perch can support its weight!

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viscostatic
5 Jan 2014 - 8:52 AM

Superb.

Phil.

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
18 Feb 2014 - 10:54 PM

Cracking image, well captured.
Cheesey.

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