A look at the elegant and awesome Kestrel.

 

These images represent some of the results from my most recent project. Photographing these wonderful and iconic birds which have been in decline within the UK has been both a pleasure and a challenge.

All images copyright of Simon Wantling

 

Kestrel( Canon 1DX Mark II, Canon 600mm Mark II, ISO 640, F7.1, 1/1250 sec )

Juvenile Kestrel in the early morning light ( Canon 1DX Mark II, Canon 600mm Mark II, ISO 640, F7.1, 1/1250 sec )

Juvenile female Kestrel sitting proud - ( Canon 1DX Mark II, Canon 600mm Mark II, ISO 800, F7.1, 1/1250 sec )

Juvenile Kestrel  - ( Canon 1DX Mark II, Canon 600mm Mark II, ISO 800, F7.1, 1/1250 sec )

Female Kestrel( Canon 1DX Mark II, Canon 600mm Mark II, ISO 1000, F7.1, 1/1250 sec )