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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Monday, 25 March 2013

Male Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)

It wasn't a bad day, mostly overcast skies, but, the wind, blowing so hard. This one, the male Kestrel, was taken last year.
 

41 comments:

  1. Wow! really, a beautiful picture Bob!

    Greetings from the Netherlands,
    DzjieDzjee

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  2. He is wonderful....I would love a pet Kestrel.

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  3. A cracking shot, perfect sharpness.


    peter

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  4. Perfecto, con sus caracteristicas manchas en forma de corazón. Saludos

    Perfect, with its characteristic heart-shaped blotches. Regards,

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  5. Good on jemplar Bob. Although last year :))
    David Bowie turns!!

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  6. What an amazing shot, love his pose!

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  7. So pretty, I love their faces.

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  8. Well worth another lingering look, Bob. I've never seen avians the way you show them. You have enlarged my world


    :-) aloha

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  9. Gorgeous shot, Bob! Beautiful colors.

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  10. Cudowne zdjęcie pieknego ptaka. Pozdrawiam.
    Wonderful photo beautiful bird. Yours.

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  11. Je hebt hem wel heel mooi erop staan gaaf zijn verenpak lijkt wel zijn uitgaanstenue.

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  12. It's a beautiful Kestrel, very good sharpness Bob!
    Nice evening
    Crissi

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  13. What stunning detail. Excellent shot!

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  14. Bob, ein wahrhaft stolzer Vogel.
    Und wieder tolle Musik!
    Einen guten Start in die Osterwoche wünscht
    Irmi

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  15. Hi Bob...Love the Kestrel shot..just awesome!!
    Grace
    You need to spice up your music..Here are a couple for you to check out ; )
    ("Dance,Dance,Dance," Artist: Crazy Horse)...another is ("Voodoo" Artist ..Lynyrd Skynyrd) LOL!!!

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    1. Ok Grace, but, I have one them, Lynyrd Skynyrd, a great piece of music.

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    2. fantastic portrait
      for me it would be impossible to photograph so close

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  16. Another excellent shot from the old magic bag Bob!...[;o)

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  17. Gorgeous shot Bob!Very beautiful bird!
    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Dimi..

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  18. another OH MY photograph from you Bob - and you updated this lens. You must be holding onto a heavy lens especially, now. Well done; always admire your images.

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  19. Your kestrel hawks are so beautiful Bob! They almost fly off the page. (I have lens envy ;>)!)

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  20. É lindo demais!!! Espetacular!!!

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  21. What a nice sharp portrait!

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  22. Genial , Bob, muy buena definición, muy real, parece que va a salir por la pantalla de un momento a otro.

    Saludos.

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  23. Majestic bird and wonderful song! :-)
    Thank you for always taking the time to present us a piece of song and music! This is very much appreciated Bob, I wanted to tell you this for some time now!

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    1. Thanks Yael, I have 17448 songs to choose from, so I will be playing something new.

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  24. Really nice job to get that close to a Kestrel if not taken in captivity!!! Anyway; a nice close-up :-)
    Rune

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  25. Beautiful kestrel, Bob.
    Greetings Irma

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  26. Wow - how truly magnificent.

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  27. so good and clear Bob... well done, ciao ciao

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  28. A very handsome falcon Bob, love the portrait.

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