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Austin Thomas
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Ever wondered what a wet Kestrel looks like running in the rain?

Wonder no more...

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Beautiful shot...🔆
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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.

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

A wild Kestrel in flight...

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You have some great pictures thanks for sharing
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Today is National Badger Day so deciding which image to post today was simple...

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Excellent image. The fg and bg are perfect, w/ nice light and great subject
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Three Lion Cubs with one distinct leader.

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Perfect!
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Permission to land please... 

One more from the weekend session at my Kestrel site.

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Showing off for you! I know you work hard to get each shot They look so effortless, like sharing between friends. 
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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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They say lightening doesn't strike twice...

Well this is the second time in seven years that I have had six wild Cheetah cubs in front of my lens.

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👍👌👍👌👍👌👍👌👌👍👍
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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...





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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.

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Your photos quench a thirst, justify love of motion, and inspire fire for life! 
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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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