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American Kestrel
Photographer: Dawn Wilson
Location: Longmont, Colorado
Story: 
Kestrels can be hard to photograph as they don't like to sit still for long. I happened to photograph this bird just as he was about to take off, giving the appearance of his dancing on a wire.
Digital Alterations: 
Adjustments to spot removal, shadows and highlights, noise reduction, sharpness, contrast and cropping.
Camera Information: Nikon D800, Nikon 500mm lens
Special Equipment: