2011/12/04

Tornfalk - Falco tinnunculus - Common Kestrel

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hane -  male
NF Photo 111003

 hona - female

hane - male






Tornfalk - Falco tinnunculus - Common Kestrel
NF Photo 111004, Falsterbo Fyr

First time I got shots from this bird in Sweden so I was quite happy. They were really nice to watch. :)
We saw lots of them trying to migrate. Both this couple and others.  A common bird they say, but not where I live.

Om Tornfalk on wiki
About Common Kestrel on wiki
My day in Falsterbo Observatory Follow the link to see the area. :)

World Bird Wednesday LVI

This juvenile I found on youtube is so sweet I had to show it. :

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10 comments:

  1. Lovely birds to watch. I'm fortunate that there are quite a few where I live.

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  2. Beautiful birds to see...

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  3. Great birds to see!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  4. Great photos. Kestrels are beautiful.

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  5. Cool sighting and photos of the Kestrels. They are pretty.

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  6. Kestrels are always pretty to see, thanks for including the video.

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  7. Thanks for sharing more of your kestrel captures. I especially love the shot with the brick background and the lighthouse lens is cool too!

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  8. Nice captures! Don't see them too often here where I live.

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  9. The Kestrel is such a beautiful bird!

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