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milvus milvus

  1. White Kite

    White Kite

    another of this leucistic Red Kite, from Gigrin
  2. Going Down

    Going Down

    Red Kite stooping, it was nice to get one right side up as most of the day I managed belly shots
  3. Playing Chicken

    Playing Chicken

    The look on the Buzzards face says it all, and to be fair to the Buzzard it didn't flinch as the Kite had a good go at moving it from its meal, next frame the Buzzard is still there and the kite had moved on
  4. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    has to be one of the nicest backs of any bird in flight, the markings and colours are outstanding especially on a sunny day
  5. my best side

    my best side

    simply stunning, elegant and fearsome, what a bird
  6. Leucistic Red Kite

    Leucistic Red Kite

    My 1st ever sighting of this variation or Red Kite, felt a tad sorry for it as the other kites harassed and hounded it, which they didn't appear to do to any other species
  7. Buzzard vs. Kite

    Buzzard vs. Kite

    A common buzzard (Buteo buteo) picks a fight with a red kite (Milvus milvus) in an attempt to scare it off from its food. Taken a very rainy, windy, and gloomy January day in south Sweden.
  8. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    I nearly missed this picture. At least I've got some colour in this one. I'm not sure what mode it was.... maybe on Sports Mode, 1/640 sec, F4.5
  9. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    Those Kites were wheeling around much to fast for ... er ... well let's blame the camera rather than my reactions eh;) This one happened to drop a bit lower at an angle I could get at it. The ones swooping down to pick up the meat on the island were just a bit too far away for my little super...
  10. The hungry hordes

    The hungry hordes

    When I arrived at Llanidloes, I asked the guys what chance there would be for me to see a Red Kite that day. "Hundred per cent", I was assured. They didn't lie , did they:-O
  11. Red Kite in flight

    Red Kite in flight

    Red Kite in flight around the Mecklenburgishe Seenplatte in Mecklenburg Vorpommern North East Germany
  12. Red Kite

    Red Kite

  13. Red kite

    Red kite

    An early morning shot over the fields behind the house.
  14. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    In wintering habitat of the Extremadura (SW Spain)
  15. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    Taken @ Gigrin
  16. Kite seeks updrift over Bow Street

    Kite seeks updrift over Bow Street

    Just about packed for China-Japan-Italy. Enough time to do a bit more tidying up in old photo files. Here's one of the kites that soared overhead as we waited for the bus in Bow Street. It was a hot day, too hot to hike back over the hills, but a good day for kites to find updrafts ... or get...
  17. Its a Red Kite

    Its a Red Kite

    I reckon the admins will have to stop me posting any more Red Kite shots if yer all getting board
  18. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    Oh no more Gigrin Kites I hear you all scream.........
  19. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    Sorry if there's too many being posted, been over a week now and I'm still reeling from the day
  20. Profile of a Kite

    Profile of a Kite

    this is about as close as I got to a front profile shot, just the head to one side
  21. Last one for a while

    Last one for a while

    I promise, back to reality this week but heres the last one of the Kites from the weekend
  22. Yes another Kite

    Yes another Kite

    No apologies it was such a great day so here's another Red Kite
  23. Full on dive

    Full on dive

    I couldn't believe how quickly these birds go from a silent glide to a full dive for such a large bird it was quite amazing to see, obviously made tracking quite a challenge
  24. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    Heading for the food is quite a hurry
  25. Red Kite

    Red Kite

    Another fly past over the feeding ground at Gigrin