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Kestrel on Flowering Gorse

By teocali
A Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) posing against a background of flowering gorse. Taken at a Birds of Prey workshop in open Northumberland countryside in June. Handled by a Falconer - sadly it was too windy on the day to allow the birds to fly free.

My thanks to you all for your support of my last upload, with a special thank you to Robert(RobboB) for the GEA and to Julia(Natures Haven), Steve(SteveMackay), Brian(bricurtis), Adrian(tomcat) and Tony(tonyng) for their User Awards - all very much appreciated and valued Smile

Tags: Northumberland Bird Bird of prey Workshop Raptor Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Pets and captive animals Falconer Flowering gorse

Voters: NaturesHaven, Dave_Henderson, ikett and 39 more

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ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
16 Oct 2013 1:29PM
What an amazing capture, perfectly timed and such a pretty background with the flowering gorse . Well captured

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16 Oct 2013 2:10PM
Very different to see him landing in the gorse. Superb detail in his face. A lovely capture.
moiral 6 12 Scotland
16 Oct 2013 2:11PM
Superb capture and lovely catchlight in the eye. Moira
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
16 Oct 2013 2:42PM
A fabulous image of this majestic bird taken in a natural setting, this could easily have been taken in the wild
16 Oct 2013 3:41PM
Excellent capture love it

richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
16 Oct 2013 4:02PM
Excellent image!!
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 5:32PM
A splendid capture
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
16 Oct 2013 10:49PM
Awesome shot Sylvia. The perch is perfect.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ray42 8 3 England
17 Oct 2013 7:14AM
An excellent capture
17 Oct 2013 4:38PM
A wonderful pose and lovely surroundings, a stunning image, Sylvia!Smile
23 Oct 2013 7:33AM
stunning shot great capture

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