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Kestrel on Patrol

A beautiful American kestrel perches on a fencepost in the inland alpine valley located between Sierraville and Beckwourth near Portola, California in the Sierr...
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A beautiful American kestrel perches on a fencepost in the inland alpine valley located between Sierraville and Beckwourth near Portola, California in the Sierras.
Hundreds of raptors, including this beauty, inhabit and hunt in this farming valley.
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Superb Composition
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Absolute Masterpiece
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Magnificent Capture
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trainwoman PRO
 
trainwoman February 03, 2018
Gorgeous little hunter
Bazz PRO+
 
Bazz February 05, 2018
Beautiful!
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AHogue February 06, 2018
This is gorgeous! I've been trying to get a kestrel hanging around our place and he won't let me get close enough to get any detail! Love your composition and his color is gorgeous!
sue-zon PRO
 
sue-zon February 06, 2018
Love this, Mark . . . really cool!!
chuckrickman
 
chuckrickman February 07, 2018
Magnificent.
BrendaGooder PRO
 
BrendaGooder February 11, 2018
A fantastic composition, love your vertical orientation! Wonderful details and texture.
nina050 PRO
 
nina050 February 15, 2018
This is just beautiful...fencepost, bird and background all came together so well in this photo!
TorstenLiebert
 
TorstenLiebert April 08, 2018
one tree contest... you dont understand or read...