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American Kestrel Closeup 84972

Male American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)

Photographed in the Sonoran Desert west of Tucson, Arizona USA.

Canon EOS 20D ,Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
1/1600s f/5.6 at 240.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Mike Loring Photography03-Mar-2008 19:20
nice light I love the way kestrels look .
Patricia Kay29-Feb-2008 18:29
Excellent shot....beautiful kestral....V
Guest 29-Feb-2008 17:42
A beautiful study of this magnificent bird,Gordon!:>)
Sandi Whitteker29-Feb-2008 17:10
So great to see this beautiful kestrel so close. They have such wonderful markings. Can't imagine how you are getting so close to this elusive bird, but love seeing it!
Robbie D7029-Feb-2008 17:06
Amazing colours , lov it.
Gerard Koehl29-Feb-2008 15:27
Wow... magnifique capture avec une belle lumière. V