Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Your best bird shots....but they need to be in nature....no caged birds or from a zoo!
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Nankeen Kestrel on the lookout
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Taken at a local wetlands area from my car window. This is the smallest bird of prey in Australia, but still very majestic.
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Submitted: Saturday, 29th May, 2010 13:29 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 23rd May, 2010
Focal length: 700 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Notes: Taken RAW and converted using ACR. Sharpened using multiple passes of Smart Sharpen on Luminosity layer in Photoshop CS4. Slight levels adjustment and NR on the background.
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