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American Kestrel (female)
Stanley Jones

American Kestrel (female) (Falco sparverius)

American Kestrel (Falco sparverius sparverius) female landing on a fence post.
Habitat
Post Oak Savanna vegetation area, Brazos River Valley, agriculture fields and tame pastureland at 77 m (253 ft) elevation.
Location
Union Bend Road, northwest of Mumford, 
Robertson County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
February 2022
Scientific name
Falco sparverius
Equipment used
Canon
perfectly timed stop action shot, Stanley, superb details and lovely warm colors, a real topper, many tfs!!
 
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A terrifically detailed landing shot of this Kestrel Stanley!
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
210
Comment count
14

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
640
Filename
American Kestrel (female) landing on fence post, east of Salado.jpg
File size
896.3 KB
Date taken
Sat, 29 January 2022 9:31 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 800px

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