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Falco tinnunculus
I learned this is what we call in Slovenian language 'navadna postovka', falco tinnunculus. The guy was not scared at all, so I could have time to take pictures galore. Expersts say he is grown enough to survive if no enemy catches him. So it was ok when I left him where he was - near Zarica canyon of Sava river. June, 2007.

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banzai.barbaraI love this shot Vid...

Voted 10/10

thanks for posting
cheers
b.
Posted Jun 19, 2007 4:46 am

Vid PogachnikRe: I love this shot Vid...

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You're welcome, Barbara :)
I'm not an expert for such pictures and also don't have any special equipment. But this guy was posing so kindly...
Posted Jun 19, 2007 5:17 am

Ejnar FjerdingstadIn Danish

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

"Tårnfalk", meaning "Tower Falcon" since they prefer to roost in church towers, there being no mountains. Still they are very common in Denmark.
Posted Jun 19, 2007 8:44 am

Vid PogachnikRe: In Danish

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I think they are characteristic for hovering in the air perfectly still, then they suddenly drop down if spotting a prey.
Posted Jun 19, 2007 8:48 am

AzraWow!!!

Azra

Voted 10/10

Is so good photo!!!
And so nice guy :-)
Posted Jun 19, 2007 8:52 am

Vid PogachnikRe: Wow!!!

Vid Pogachnik

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Thank you, Azra! Yes, I must put up the other picture also - tomorrow :)
Posted Jun 19, 2007 10:43 am

kelstercute

kelster

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I like that little birdie!
Posted Jun 19, 2007 7:54 pm

Vid PogachnikRe: cute

Vid Pogachnik

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Just now I'm gonna post two more pictures of it :)
Posted Jun 20, 2007 2:50 am

hiltrud.liuAn unique falco!

hiltrud.liu

Voted 10/10

A very nice picture!
Hiltrud
Posted Jun 20, 2007 5:39 pm

Vid PogachnikRe: An unique falco!

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Thanks, Hiltrud :)
Posted Jun 20, 2007 5:41 pm

tanyaWhat a face!

tanya

Voted 10/10

That's what I want for Christmas ;) ... well not a face like that.... and not to capture a wild thing.... guess I don't want it for Christmas, but how CUTE!
Posted Dec 4, 2007 9:59 am

Vid PogachnikRe: What a face!

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Yes, also I left it there in the forrest :)
Posted Dec 4, 2007 11:57 am

Pack AddictWicked Good!

Pack Addict

Voted 10/10

Great close-up
Posted Feb 10, 2009 5:56 pm

Vid PogachnikRe: Wicked Good!

Vid Pogachnik

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Thanks Pack Addict :)
Posted Feb 11, 2009 11:48 am

TyeDyeTwinsWhat a........

TyeDyeTwins

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What a cutie......This shot is worthy of an 11 out of 10. Thanks for sharing this one with all of us on SP.
Posted Nov 18, 2009 11:27 pm

Vid PogachnikRe: What a........

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Thanks :)
I'm happy you like it. It gave me a lot of time to take photos :)
Posted Nov 19, 2009 2:52 am

EricChuYour shots of these young falcons...

EricChu

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...are absolutely fantastic, Vid!
Posted Nov 21, 2010 2:54 pm

Vid PogachnikRe: Your shots of these young falcons...

Vid Pogachnik

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Thanks, Eric! I was lucky that he was posing to me so fine :)
Posted Nov 21, 2010 5:00 pm

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Vid PogachnikSubmitted by Vid Pogachnik
on Jun 19, 2007 3:02 am

Image ID: 302702
Hits: 5690 
Lat/Lon: 46.18993°N / 14.40874°E
Object Title: Falco tinnunculus

Image Type(s): Wildlife