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Austin Thomas
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Lives in Rainford, United Kingdom
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Deniyah, NATURE stupid it's beautiful. Go look in the mirror. 
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I am delighted to announce that my image of a Kestrel has been awarded

BIRD PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2014 by BIRDGUIDES.

There were around 325,000 bird images uploaded to www.birdguides.com over the last year, so for mine to be chosen from such a large pool is personally very rewarding.

Well done to all of the runners up and Highly Commended photographers and thanks to Birdguides and their judges for organising this competition.
Full details can be found here:- http://bit.ly/1AmTDKx

This image was in fact one of the very first images I took whilst testing and fine tuning my Canon 7D MK2 camera . It was coupled to a Canon 800mm lens when this picture was taken.

#birds   #birdsgallery   #birdphotography   #birds4all   #birdloversworldwide   #birdloversoftheworld   #birdsinfocus   #birdsinfocusfriday   #birdofprey  

  
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You have some great pictures thanks for sharing
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I am still working on #Kestrel   images. 

I don't find it easy to get this type of image 'critically' sharp. I seem to send so many 'nearly' pictures to the recycle bin...

Enjoy your Sunday...





#birds   #birds4all   #birdsgallery   #birdloversworldwide   #birdofprey   #birdsinfocus   #sundayfunday   #funnypics
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Intimidating photo...love
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Just typical ! I sent my Canon 1DX away today to have an "autumn" clean. So what happens this evening? 

The Kestrels that I have been working on for several months decide to fly beautifully towards a setting sun...

Thankfully I had my 1D MK4 to hand which captured this image.

Enjoy your weekends everyone.

#Kestrel   #birds4all   #birdsgallery   #birdloversworldwide   #birdofprey   #birdsinfocus   #birds  
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Simply Stunning, +Austin Thomas I would be quite pleased to get a capture of a Kestrel half as amazing as this.  This wonderful photo has been selected as most excellent and will be shared  on
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#BeautifulBeautifulBirds +Beautiful Beautiful Birds  by  +William Joers
Thank you so much for sharing.  May you be blessed with more and greater captures,
(William Joers)
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I am delighted to announce that this image of a Kestrel was Highly Commended at this years British Wildlife Photography Awards.

The awards ceremony for the BWPA was hosted by Chris Packham last Wednesday. Given that I was photographing in Kenya last week I was unable to attend the awards ceremony in person.

Many congratulations to the winners and to all those who had work commended and thanks to the organisers for their effort and time to organise these annual awards.
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cool
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Permission to land please... 

One more from the weekend session at my Kestrel site.

#birds   #birdsgallery   #birds4all   #birdsinfocus   #birdsociety   #birdsofprey   #birdphotography   #birdphotos   #birdphotographs   #birdloversworldwide   #birdloversoftheworld   #birdloversandwildlife   #birdlovers  
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I bileve i can fly
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I have not long returned from a few days photographing Dalmatian Pelicans on Greece.

Beautiful birds in my humble opinion...

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ładnie
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Here is a personal favourite from my current project on #Kestrels  

A wild Kestrel in flight...

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Today is National Badger Day so deciding which image to post today was simple...

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Nice one Austin
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Three Lion Cubs with one distinct leader.

#maasaimara    #lion   #lionsclub   #bigcats   #maasai   #kenya  
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Il faudrait donner les alloc a maman lion au lieu de les donner aux arabes
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I will miss this jumping ball of fluff when it finally leaves the farm.

#birds   #birdsinfocus   #birdsgallery   #birdphotography   #birds4all   #owls   #owlseveryday   #owlsarebadass   #owlsareawesome   #owlsarethebest   #owlsarecool   #jumping  
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This is simply amazing. Would love to have 1/4 of your talent...
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A Wildlife photographer based in the UK.
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I am an award winning wildlife photographer based in the UK. I enjoy being outdoors, recording nature with my camera and spend too much time on the computer.

My website is www.austin-thomas.co.uk where I update my news via a blog and show some finished work in my galleries. 
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