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Up close and personal.
This is one of three Red Kites from the Black Mountains Falconry Centre, Abergavenny, who are being trained to fly with paragliders.

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:18-50mm
Title:Red Kite
Username:brian13 brian13
Uploaded:31 Aug 2005 - 12:12 AM
Tags:Pets / captive animals
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KathyW
KathyW e2 Member 111793 forum postsKathyW vcard Norfolk Island12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2005 - 12:22 AM

Super close shot. I love the intensity of the bird's stare.

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BarbaraB
BarbaraB e2 Member 953 forum postsBarbaraB vcard United Kingdom
31 Aug 2005 - 12:56 AM

really nice shot.Love the feathers on his neck.

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Maddie
Maddie e2 Member 92714 forum postsMaddie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2005 - 3:12 AM

great close up

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MoWiz
MoWiz e2 Member 9114 forum postsMoWiz vcard United Kingdom
31 Aug 2005 - 4:53 AM

Beautiful shot, great detail
Mo

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martinproe
martinproe e2 Member 9293 forum postsmartinproe vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2005 - 9:31 AM

Fantastic detail and a wonderful expressive pose. Brilliant!

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maljohns
maljohns e2 Member 11431 forum postsmaljohns vcard Wales
31 Aug 2005 - 9:57 AM

Like the 'pose' & composition Brian - perhaps a touch of sharpening needed on this version?

Mal.

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robadsy
robadsy e2 Member 9348 forum postsrobadsy vcard
1 Sep 2005 - 4:34 AM

hey brian,

terrific shot mate. i really love these birds, had some close contact with a mother and father (whistling kites) in the wild a few years back, that was nothing short of magnificent.

great detail and intensity here mate, well done! ads :o)

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brian13
brian13 e2 Member 11218 forum postsbrian13 vcard
1 Sep 2005 - 2:26 PM

Thanks Mal.
But look around.
Brian.

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Mari
Mari e2 Member 111825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
2 Sep 2005 - 1:46 PM

Well i'm still waiting for one of Iolo's legs LOL!!!!

Great shot, Brian, fantastic expression

Mari

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highlander
highlander  1032 forum posts Scotland
6 Sep 2005 - 1:27 PM

Outstanding Brian, simply outstanding, such a beautiful bird and your exposure misses no details whatsoever. Great work.
Doug.

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KBan
KBan e2 Member 9468 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2005 - 11:26 AM

amazing detail!!!!!
Keith

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