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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: 2014-11-18
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 1 dx mark 2, Canon 500mm f4 L IS, Canon Extender EF 1.4x II
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-11-19 7:25
Viewed: 1358
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Yesterday morning on the wetlands of the Tejo estuary even before the 1st light I found this kestrel perched in pole in the side of the road.We spent good time together,it very quiet let me set the flash and made some portraits. I choose this one.

Exposure Time: 1/256
F-Stop: f/5.6
ISO Speed Ratings: 1250
Focal Length: 700/1 mm
Flash fired, compulsory flash mode
Picture taken from the car

This little Kestrel is a very territorial bird and we can see the same individuals year after year on the same spots.Most often very suspicious in rare occasions we are face to face like this...

More info about the species: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Falco_tinnunculus/

Have a good day and thanks for looking

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hallo Jose
super good sharpness and beautiful colours
nice light and good details
thanks gr lou

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-11-19 8:55]

Hi Jose,beautiful portrait of this little kestrel,it seems a bit sad,but in perfect pose for a great pic,a special capture made with the usual top quality,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Dr. Jose Diogo,
Another WOW image.
Good notes.
Lovely portrait.
Greetings from Mario in Canada.

Ciao Jose, great portrait of beautiful rapax, superb sharpness, fine details, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

AMAZING closeup shot.Excellent details and superb expression on the face captured very well.

Hello, Nice photo, very clear and sharp.

Espectacular detalle de este elegante halconcito, Josť...

HernŠn Bortondello

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