Feeding on the Wing

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Red Kites often feed on the wing, makes sense as it saves time and energy on landing then taking off again.

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Little Egret

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A little fish for a Little Egret. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, … Continue reading

Red Kite, Camera – ACTION

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All was quiet and then the sound of chaos erupted as the Red Kite was being pursued by an angry Crow, only on reviewing the shots did I realise that the Red Kite was carrying a rodent (no idea of … Continue reading

Osprey T7 Fishing

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The final shots of ‘T7’ fishing. T7 is a female who hatched on the 14 May 16 at Manton Bay, Rutland. T7 will, in the next week or so, start her long journey back to Africa. All shots taken from … Continue reading

Grey Heron in Flight

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A grey heron in flight. D500 and Tamron 70-200mm F2.8. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links … Continue reading

Kingfisher with catch

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A successful dive for this female Kingfisher. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, … Continue reading

Red Kite Fishing

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I don’t think Red Kites are renowned fishers so when this individual decided to dive I was hoping for a result however, “he picked up more than he could chew.” Unlike the Osprey which is more powerful and an expert … Continue reading

Osprey (T7) Fishing

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You know your having a good day when an Osprey dives, snatches a substantial trout and heads straight towards your lens. Unlike 2019, all down to the wind direction being perfect on the day! The Osprey concerned is ‘T7’, a … Continue reading

Great Crested Grebe with Chicks AKA Humbugs!

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I have been following a pair of Great Crested Grebes at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury for a few weeks since their chicks hatched only a few weeks ago (mid April). The Grebes are a stunning bird particularly during their courtship rituals. … Continue reading