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young European Kestrel


Posted by chrisgaleski on Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:02 am

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This bird had just fledged,there were 5 brothers and sisters,taken on the moors in Lancashire uk.You can still see some down on its forhead.Tripod,cannon 5D MK3,CANNON500MM F4,IS MK1,1/4 EXT,giving 700mm FL,crop,sharpened for web.1/1000S,F6.3,ISO1000.


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by Debapratim Saha on Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:34 am
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Nice soft light and detail.
 

by Ed Cordes on Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:35 am
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Great detail with wonderful background. A species I don't get to see. Thanks for sharing this great image.
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by Carol Clarke on Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:00 am
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What a sweet capture of this lovely youngster. You can see its on its way to becoming the beautiful adult we love to see hunting and hovering in our countryside.
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by david fletcher on Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:39 am
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lovely shot Chris!
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by Sandy R on Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:08 pm
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sweet fluffy baby - great catch. Nice pose, fine detail, complimentary Bg and the perch doesn't bother me a bit.
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by Dorian Anderson on Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:26 pm
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Detail and BG are very nice.
 

by chrisgaleski on Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:53 am
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Thankyou for looking and comments,just like to mention that I am not a fan of Hands of Man perches,but this metal perch is old and rotting,so it did not bother me too much.thanks again.
 

by LynnS on Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:23 am
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Chris, cute little guy with charming puffy pose, love the downy feathers on forehead.  Intriguing lighting, and the dark BG makes the juvie pop - really sweet image.
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