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Little Beauty

By SteveMoulding  
I have often seen these just hanging in the air intently watching the ground for any sign of movement, dinner. I have always been behind the wheel of the car or at work with no access to my camera. So I will have to content myself with this beautiful bird who loved to just sit and pose.
Many thanks for all the C&C's on my previous uploads. Every single one is very much appreciated. Enjoy your weekend, unfortunately I'm working every day this bank holiday, so no chance of getting out with the camera. Just enough time at lunch to do a quick upload. I will try and catch up with comments and votes later.
Steve.

Tags: Close-up and macro Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: Bob_V, Sezz, EAS and 77 more

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Comments


Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
30 Aug 2009 12:09PM
Excellent captures Steve, fantastic color and clarity.
Bob

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EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
30 Aug 2009 12:30PM
Detail and colour are equally superb. Had a little fun mouseovering V1&2 to get it to turn its head! Works too! A wonderful image.

Ann
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 12:33PM
two stunners steve brilliant colours and detail nice ones Wink
andy
30 Aug 2009 1:01PM
Another set of 2 beautiful shots, lovely details, and exposures.
Scott
30 Aug 2009 1:25PM
Two great shots - well done !

Chris
foxtolbot 8 8 3 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 1:34PM
i love the shots makes the bird feel alive in the image, well spotted.
James
iancam 8 23 England
30 Aug 2009 1:40PM
Two excellent captures Steve, Wonderful detail and colour.
Ian
redshank 7 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 1:48PM
Two lovely head shots full of great detail Steve,well done.V1 my fav.
It looks more like a Lesser Kestrel to me Steve.
Martin
cjl47 8 4 3 England
30 Aug 2009 1:50PM
Two great close ups, either could win an award.
chris
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
30 Aug 2009 2:05PM
Absolutely stunning shots Steve ~ I wish they were mine. Deserves a lot more votes!! Wink

Albert
ringyneck 10 315 18 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 2:11PM
2 great shots...one for each eye....fantastic detail and colours and think I prefer #2.

keith
30 Aug 2009 2:32PM
Nice quality
30 Aug 2009 4:21PM
magical
janty66 9 3 England
30 Aug 2009 5:02PM
2 wonderful shots..
30 Aug 2009 5:11PM
Two great shots.
Tony
30 Aug 2009 5:21PM
Two beautiful captures
Mikaela
martinjp 7 2 3 England
30 Aug 2009 6:11PM
Stunning image Steve, love v2, awesome portrait...

Martin.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 6:35PM
Just lovely
x Carol x
30 Aug 2009 6:43PM
Another cracker!
goso 10 2 1 Australia
30 Aug 2009 7:15PM
Fine detail and colour...Bill
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
30 Aug 2009 7:18PM
Both are superb.

Ken
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
30 Aug 2009 7:31PM
Such beautiful colours , both so well composed and clear
Mary
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 7:32PM
2 superb portraits Steve
Steve
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
30 Aug 2009 7:32PM
Two glorious shots Steve. Superb detail on the plumage.
Ron
hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 7:57PM
Two stunning shots again Steve superb detail
Harry
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
30 Aug 2009 8:16PM
lovely detail, v1 for me.lesley
Roly 9 Wales
30 Aug 2009 8:32PM
Two super shots with lovely colour and detail.
Ray42 8 3 England
30 Aug 2009 9:33PM
Excellent captures Steve
30 Aug 2009 11:22PM
Great shots. I like V2 best
TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2009 11:27PM
Splendid Kestrel features, Steve. Good plumage & eye detail.
Terry
Thushari 7 1 Sri Lanka
31 Aug 2009 5:37AM
Great two shots. love the details and color.
Thushari
31 Aug 2009 7:04AM
Two superb shots, really well taken.
Peter
31 Aug 2009 9:05AM
excellent shot superb detail
Dawn
31 Aug 2009 9:18AM
A beautiful bird and you have done it justice, 2 lovely shots.
Annette
31 Aug 2009 12:10PM
Two excellent shots, very well captured.
Dave
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2009 1:44PM
lovely capture and clarity,i was watching a pair hunting over the sand dunes on our local beach ,just amazing birds.
EamonnM 8 1 1 Ireland
31 Aug 2009 4:59PM
Two cracking images Steve of a beautiful bird. well done
EamonnM
KBan 11 494 4 England
31 Aug 2009 6:38PM
lovely colours and detail Steve
keith
31 Aug 2009 6:38PM
fine shots
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2009 6:59PM
Excellent eye contact Steve, stunning capture!

gill
31 Aug 2009 7:12PM
Stunning close up very well done with excellent detail. Gary
31 Aug 2009 7:30PM
As the title A Little Beauty, super close up shots

Nicky
VidB 8 11 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2009 7:56PM
Superb image, well captured
Dave
fatmod 10 22 England
31 Aug 2009 8:28PM
just superb
Mikelane 9 1 Wales
31 Aug 2009 9:50PM
Superb capture well done ,regards
Mike
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
1 Sep 2009 3:17AM
More beautiful bird pictures.
Brian
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2009 11:38AM
FANTASTIC SHOT!! Brian
4 Sep 2009 6:37PM
2 stunners
FredF 10 1 France
17 Sep 2009 3:24PM
2 excellent image.

Fred

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