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I 've seen a few of these beautiful birds posted on here recently , so thought it was about time I uploaded one from the British wildlife centre. I took this one last week, and am delighted with the composition, however you may find it a bit noisy, as the light was poor and I had to ramp the ISO up to 800 to get the shot.

Thanks as always for your c & c's and I hope you like this image. Hope you all had a great weekend ?
As seems to be the norm at the moment, I'm very busy so may just click and run at least a further 2500 images from last week and the weekend to sort through...He-ho.

As regulars will know....I still dont use P.S. This image was out of the camera, with slight crop and adjustments to levels in canons zoombrowser.

Tags: General Bwc Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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22 Sep 2008 6:19PM
Great pose

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Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
22 Sep 2008 6:42PM
Outstanding capture

mrsvee 8 1 England
22 Sep 2008 7:14PM
Superb image.
Well done.
cheesey 10 2 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2008 7:40PM
Lovely colours, light and composition.
22 Sep 2008 8:01PM
Really good 'out-of-the-camera' shot. Very impressed!
Your show-case is lovely.
rossi 13 142 11 England
22 Sep 2008 8:08PM

Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
22 Sep 2008 8:32PM
Looks good to me Mike. I have tried catching this bird at BWC and it isnt easy. This is an excellent Kestral.
GaryR 9 1.3k England
22 Sep 2008 10:07PM
Beautiful shot.

Very nice Kestrel, shame the lower part of the tail has been clipped off though
exposure Plus
12 3.8k England
22 Sep 2008 10:32PM
Great eye and feather detail and a beautiful composition
22 Sep 2008 11:18PM
Lovely ... nice feather detial and colour

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
23 Sep 2008 1:25AM
He looks so personable-- Jennnn

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