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The LUMIX People's Choice Award

Marco Valentini, Italy

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Marco was in Hortobágyi National Park, Hungary when he spotted these kestrels displaying typical courtship behaviour. Here the female has just received an offering of a young green lizard from her suitor and in this touching moment she tenderly took hold of his claw.

Technical specification

Canon 5D Mark III + Canon 500 IS ii lens; 1/640 sec at f.8; ISO 500.


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