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(Falco tinnunculus)


(Falco tinnunculus)
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-02-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 1 dx mark 2, Canon 500mm f4 L IS, Canon Extender EF 1.4x II
Exposure: f/8, 1/2000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-02-09 6:01
Viewed: 1257
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Peneireiro-vulgar, Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)

Another capture of this falco taken from the car in the wetlands of the Tagus Estuary Natural Reserve. This female very permissive allows a very good approximation.

About the species:
http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=3590

Have a good week and thanks for viewing...


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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-02-09 15:44]

Hi Jose,another top class capture that no needs comment but only a long standing ovation,fantastic pose,and the usual top quality! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

  • Great 
  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-02-09 20:23]

Hello Jose,
Another outstanding image of a Common Kestrel. Perfectly posed and giving you an attractive over the shoulder look. Focus is sharp allowing us to see the fine detail in it's plumage as well as it's cute face. Colors are true and natural and you obtained very good DOF. I really like the clean blurred BG. Looks like you even managed to captured a bit of slime mold growing on the log.
Ron

Ciao Jose, great capture of lovely falco in superb pose, good details, splendid light, excellent sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Jose - Another stunning picture of Kestrel. Very nice BG with splendid sharpness and color. I like its POV too Thanks for sharing. Regards - Srikumar

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