European Kestrel  by naturelover

This delightful coloured Bird of Prey at Libertys Owl and raptor Centre in the New Forest ia a European Kestrel called Freeman!
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Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre is located near Ringwood on the edge of the New Forest. It is home to a large collection of birds of prey and other creepy crawlies such as snakes, lizards and spiders in our indoor reptile house.
Taken with an Olympus E-520 DSLR
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Enjoy a visit that will prove to be fun, exciting and educational for all ages.

Observe these magnificent birds flying free and the reptiles up close and personal in various displays held throughout the day. In the event of wet weather – our displays are held indoors

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  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchabout 4 years ago

    beautiful capture Pauline

  • Thankyou so much Lissy! x

    – naturelover

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartabout 4 years ago

    Cute, splendid work Pauline

  • Really pleased you like it Thea- thankyou x

    – naturelover

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenabout 4 years ago

    Stunning capture Pauline…..looks amazing and such beautiful detail and color !

  • Thankyou for the super comment Sean! x

    – naturelover

  • Carol Clifford
    Carol Cliffordabout 4 years ago

    Wow, this is so gorgeous. Wonderful capture!! Cheers, Carol

  • So pleased you like it Carol- thanks loads x

    – naturelover

  • John44
    John44about 4 years ago

    What a wonderful shot – love the contrast AND COLORS

  • Thanks for the lovely comment John-really appreciated x

    – naturelover

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Thankyou Ray!

    – naturelover

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful picture, Pauline!

  • Thankyou so much David x

    – naturelover

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous work, such wonderful colours.

  • Cheers BCP, really pleased you like it! x

    – naturelover

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture. This one looks very much like ours. A little beauty.

  • Thankyou for the super comment Bunny- much appreciated x

    – naturelover

  • Sheridan Farrow
    Sheridan Farrowabout 4 years ago

    wow so pretty, fab capture

  • Thankyou so much for the lovely comment Sheridan! x

    – naturelover

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