A jackdaw leaps into flight from a fence post

Jackdaw taking off, Bempton Cliffs

Nikon D50, 70-300mm F/4-5.6 G, polarising filter

300mm, f/8, 1/640s, ISO 1600. Date: 2007-07-16

cropped, levels adjustment, sharpening

As well as its outstanding seabird colonies, there are numerous other birds at Bempton Cliffs, including large numbers of Jackdaws. I was lucky enough to catch this one just as it took off from a fence post.

See where I took this photo in Google Maps