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By bytheedge
Taken at Gigrin on Saturday. My first visit and well worth the trip, definately going to go back for another visit soon.

Unfortunately this photo required a large crop and I decided to leave in the dangling foot rather than clone it out. However I love the shape of the wings and the moody background.

ISO 200
1/2000 @ f5.6

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Wildlife Prey Kite Bird Bird of prey Red kite Gigrin Wildlife and nature

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csurry 17 9.2k 92
14 May 2007 8:05PM
Well as I know from trying a couple of weeks ago how difficult these are I'll vote for it, big crop or not.

I probably would have cloned the foot, simply because it is in shadow it is not easily recognisable as a foot.

Looks like you had good wind direction as they were mainly diving with their heads turned away when I went.

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GlynnisFrith 13 23 3 United Kingdom
14 May 2007 8:35PM
This a a cracking action shot & I say leave the foot it's all part of the action
M0TFT 13 73 England
14 May 2007 9:00PM
Cracking photo, I was there on Thursday, and it was bombing it down, so didn't do to well!

Alan (M0TFT)
Ingleman 12 9 4
14 May 2007 11:08PM
Outstanding shot of a magnificent bird of prey. I wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of that!

Excellent image.

Andy I
Hugeknot 14 1.2k 2 Iceland
15 May 2007 12:14AM
That wing shape is excellent. Good shot!
Wilmot 11 338 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 4:55PM
Cracking capture.

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