It was the first time I saw this Kestrel in this area, though I heard it from time to time. It was not flying , but was stubbornly standing on the high lamp-post, and did not care to move. So I knocked slightly on the post and... see the attached WS.
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danos (90257) 2010-07-19 7:29
nice the snapshot with the kestrel to lay on the lamppost.I like the contrast with the blue sky as the complementary WS with the flying bird.
Have a nice afternoon,Danos
gervaso (11926) 2010-07-19 9:17
Very nice capture of the little bird, in such an unusual place, making a contrast of the nature with the elements of the city. Sharpness and colors are very good! Well done!
adramad (40602) 2010-07-19 10:30
Fantastic image you've captured very sharp and is curious to see the bird with big eyes looking with attention.
Congratulations on the WS picture, great as capturing the bird in flight.
Very interesting compositions with good light, color and sharpness.
Have a nice weel. Best regards.
pajaran (54997) 2010-07-19 11:50
Odlican motiv ...
Ptice se prilagodjavaju gradu i gradskoj arhitekturi.
Pokusava da nadje hranu, dobar trenutak snimka, mnogo lepa fotografija.
Cestitam vam na radu, svidja mi se.
Prijatno vece, pozdrav Paja.
Excellent theme ...
Birds adapt to the city and the city's architecture.
Trying to find food, a good time recording, a lot of beautiful photos.
Congratulations to you on the job, like it.
Have a nice evening, greeting Paja.
AKITA (15125) 2010-07-19 13:31
a beautiful shot of very lovely kestrel,
its characteristic face and pretty standing figure is well captured,
it is interesting to stand not on the tree but on the street lamp,
steel color and back blue sky make it so vivid,
thank you for your wonderful shot,
kordinator (20145) 2010-07-20 1:19
Very nice capture of the little bird.
Birds is adapted to the city and the city's architecture.
Sharpness and colors are very good.
mauro61 (52633) 2010-07-20 1:28
mi piace questo colpo d'occhio e l'ottima definizione con la quale hai ripreso l'uccellino sul lampione.
Perfetto lo sfondo azzurro del cielo,
marietom (34609) 2010-07-20 1:55
simple, et bien vu !
Fante (5429) 2010-07-20 12:22
great close up photo. Excelent idea with nice photo efect. Lovely composition and good colors. Bravo
jmdias (58908) 2010-07-20 16:08
marvelous image. I liked the sharpness here, it is perfect. we can see each detail. the color of the sky, the fabulous light and the shape os the lamp created a beautiful mood. perfect job. congratulations
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-03-09 12:54
I like the way this cute little Kestrel sitting on this lamppost as if it belongs to it. The clear blue sky makes a nice background. Excellent sharpness and colors.
thebest (4276) 2012-11-11 0:46
It looks like a young Kestrel planning its next short flight.
You captured the bird really well & the lamp serves as a nice landing platform for the wild life in general.
Hope you had a nice weekend.
elenimavrandoni (14209) 2013-08-26 17:00
Ike, all I have to say to you is that you are amazing...creating beautiful picture from nothing out in nowhere..great birdie, fantastic comparison with the huge light fixture..great sky..I like...
Cricri (111339) 2014-03-18 10:03
Bien vu ce petit oiseau sur la lampe, un fond bleu qui le met bien en valeur, tout bon cadrage et POV
fritzi007 (8685) 2014-08-24 12:39
wirklich ein netter Schnappschuss, gratuliere!
Miguel82 (26541) 2015-06-06 6:21
That kestrel was perched on a street lamp, it is amazing as it is not a bird usually living in urban areas, maybe it came here because of a lack of prey, nifty nature sight Ike, good sharpness
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (62855)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-07-09
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-07-19 3:46