Young Kestrel. I was able to get up more 'close and personal' with my young friend from earlier in the week and captured this image. The bird had just finished its rousing (i.e. pre-flight checks) and 1/10s later it was off the post and flying.
Taken at Arne RSPB, Dorset.
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