Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Wildlife Photos

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Oct 21, 2007, 6:33 PM   #1
Senior Member
Keithw's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Oxfordshire, UK
Posts: 421

Having been close to extinction on England the Red Kite is now a common site in the Chilterns. Mind you, if you see one, by the time you've got your camera the bugger has gone!

I took this photo today. I think it could have been sharper but it's a lot better than most of my blurry Kite photos.

Keithw is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Oct 21, 2007, 11:20 PM   #2
Senior Member
smac's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Northern California
Posts: 6,103

Wow, that a gorgeous shot. I know what you mean about having to be quick. We have White tailed kites here and they are the same way. I have yet to get a decent shot.
I notice that this birds been tagged. It that part of a monitoring program due to it's endangered status? It's a very handsome bird and you did a great job.
smac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 26, 2007, 12:43 AM   #3
Senior Member
royce10's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,869

wow. nice capture. it must have been a real treat to have seen this kite flying free in the wild.

- hung
royce10 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 AM.