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I visited Gigrin Farm in Mid-Wales last week to watch the Red Kites being fed. The kites dive down to pick up the food without landing. In this shot I have caught the kite during the dive.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Sigma 120-400mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Mar 2012 - 3:10 PM
Focal Length:232mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.4
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Red Kite in Dive
Username:MalcolmB MalcolmB
Uploaded:3 Apr 2012 - 6:11 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Redpoll
Redpoll  3 Wales
3 Apr 2012 - 6:14 PM

Great image, lovely detail. Definately got his eye on the target. Steve. Wink

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tezquirk
tezquirk  227 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 - 6:21 PM

Nice capture ... I think it would be even better Cropped just a little closer .. Regard's .. Tez

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Samuel_Aron
Samuel_Aron Junior Member 3 England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 6:28 PM

Stunning shot!
Beautiful colours and some nice detail too.
Sam.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 6:36 PM

Wow! Utterly brilliant!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 6:41 PM

Very well timed - super capture.
Joan.

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stretch123
3 Apr 2012 - 9:11 PM

great shot malcolm , i was there a couple of weeks ago and the weather was awful

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