Blowing in the Wind (Nature)

Challenge #214 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us in this challenge, examples of nature being blown about by the wind. Dandelion puff balls, birds feathers caught in a gust of wind, leaves blowing about on the ground, clouds scudding across the sky, waves whipped up by off-shored winds, etc etc. Macro and close-ups welcome. Please, no humans, no pets, no birds in captivity, minimal man-made constructions, and no man-made bubbles. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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Bad Hair Day or Windswept?
by maybrit
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The winds during the day were so bad most of the birds didn't attept to fly. Even this Kestrel sitting on a low post in the garden, had a problem with the wind, having been knocked off some ogf the higher sheds.
Submitted: Friday, 19th August, 2016 20:29 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 29th November, 2015
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 6400
Notes: Cropping and minimal enhancements
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