Testing The Water

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A Red Kite trying out his fishing skills. Nikon D500 and Tamron 70-200mm.

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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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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

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

Red Kite in Flight!

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A shot of a Red Kite flying low over the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

Red Kite in Flight!

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Red Kite

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A few shots of a local red kite taken earlier this summer. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2020]. 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 … Continue reading

Red Kite – Take Off

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A red kite on take off and other portrait shots. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2020]. 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

Make Some Noise!

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A stunning juvenile red kite vocalising and preening. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2020]. 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 … Continue reading

Juvenile Red Kite

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A few recent shots of a juvenile red kite taken in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.   © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2020]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly … Continue reading