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four young kestrels

By shelldud
four young kestrels waiting for their parents to return with food. not the best of photos but ive uploaded as its a sight you dont usually see.

Tags: Wildlife and nature Kestrel bird of prey

Voters: TinyBrad, Bob_V, ringyneck and 9 more

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GreyMoonRising 8 1.5k 1
16 Oct 2008 5:24PM
Something I have never seen in my life, Thank you for putting it on!


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BURNSIE 8 25 4 England
16 Oct 2008 9:46PM
Very well spotted and captured. You are right not something you see every day or probably again.
Well capture, deserves a lot more attention.
17 Oct 2008 12:04AM
A super shot,well spotted and captured.
shelldud 8 15 England
17 Oct 2008 3:36PM
thank you all for your comments. i didnt think it would get many votes but put it on anyway although its not a great picture i was amazed to see four kestrels. i watched them for about an hour. if fact the longest ive sat down and been quite for.
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2008 10:04PM
Amazing shot,what are the chances.....could I ask you Shell if they were there for an hour surely you had the opportunity to get some better shots...light etc.....not being cheeky ,just wondered...
shelldud 8 15 England
17 Oct 2008 10:25PM
hello gerry,
im not one to blame the equipment i use but my old lens was not very good, quite a distance away, hand held and i was in a bird hide i got one good shot of one as it came closer.
lack of experience though i should have got a better picture.
i did go back but did not see them again
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2008 11:32PM
well spotted, what t a loveley sight, not the greatest photo-but nice to share it wih us - something I would love to see, I enjoy the bird life here around my home, we have a huge buzzard comunity, but have never seen this before, well done.

shelldud 8 15 England
18 Oct 2008 11:54PM
thanks linda
i too enjoy bird life

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