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Red Kite

By John_Wannop    
Taken today in the snow at Gigrin farm.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: Misty56, phil_j, User_Removed and 179 more

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CanonMan Plus
15 524 4 England
5 Feb 2009 8:16PM
Super shot. Nice and sharp. Love all the snow flakes all around.

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James_G Plus
9 166 5
5 Feb 2009 8:17PM
Beautiful shot. So sharp and the snow makes it the best winter scene in the gallery so far!
5 Feb 2009 8:19PM
Stunning shot & the weather makes it look even more impressive.
Natzdad Plus
8 29 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 8:21PM
i agree with James_G,took the words out of my mouth brilliant.......Mick
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
5 Feb 2009 8:22PM
Better than the image the other day.Top class.
5 Feb 2009 8:24PM
super shot really brilliant love it
Phil_Morgan Plus
10 182 1 Wales
5 Feb 2009 8:30PM
Brilliant (as ever)
Do you ever work? Wink Your commitment to the subject is well rewarded here John, congratulations.

Lilac Plus
10 33 England
5 Feb 2009 8:32PM
Great image

5 Feb 2009 8:33PM
Cracking shot - love the eye contact with the bird, great detail especially considering the conditions.
5 Feb 2009 8:34PM
Excellent inflight capture!!
5 Feb 2009 8:34PM
Thats a great shot, the snow sets it off really well.
VidB Plus
8 11 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 8:35PM
Superb shot great detail and the snow adds to it, well done
5 Feb 2009 8:37PM
This is an amazing shot. One to be proud of.
glazzaro Plus
12 70 23 United States
5 Feb 2009 8:38PM
Congrats, beautiful shot, Spot on! Click!!!

5 Feb 2009 8:50PM
Absolutely magnificent wow what a shot and well done for H/C very derserved indeed
5 Feb 2009 8:50PM
That bird had her eyes on you hey.
Great shot with just best best timing to get the head facing right at you.
User_Removed 9 78 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 9:08PM
Hi Jon this is better than the first.. got to get the top reward in my book.

Wilmot Plus
8 338 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 9:12PM
What an amazing shot,this is truly wonderful.
webjam Plus
12 292 11 Netherlands
5 Feb 2009 9:20PM
Really like that large version! You have a good view of the eyes in the larger version.

5 Feb 2009 9:24PM
Absolutely beautiful capture of a truly wonderful bird. I'm jealous.
5 Feb 2009 10:06PM
Just brilliant!
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
5 Feb 2009 10:31PM
One of your first shots I ever saw John was a fantastic shot of a Kite in snow-- here we are 2 years later and still the same immpecable standard. Brilliant.
Wow wish I could give you extra votes on this,a superb capture,1st class image.

Jean x
5 Feb 2009 10:44PM
Superb John... love this.. shortlisted

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
5 Feb 2009 10:51PM
Awesome....the detail is incredible.
Now this is amazing!! One of the best red kite inflight shots ive ever seen. Thank you for uploading it, its so so so good.
5 Feb 2009 11:18PM
Fantastic image, everything is right!
5 Feb 2009 11:33PM
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
6 Feb 2009 12:23AM
Even better...congrats
6 Feb 2009 7:09AM
LesF Plus
10 182 9
6 Feb 2009 8:34AM

pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2009 9:18AM
WOW such a great catch superb detail and colour I love this shot
6 Feb 2009 10:25AM
Terrific image
SueTurner Plus
12 81 3 England
6 Feb 2009 10:50AM
.......... its like waiting for a bus, you wait ages, then two come along

well done
paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
6 Feb 2009 11:33AM
Brilliant eyes! Oveall an excellent shot. Paul
BarbaraR Plus
10 17 1 England
6 Feb 2009 1:04PM
Wow, what a superb shot.
Many Congrats.

AnneWorner Plus
9 620 43 United States
6 Feb 2009 1:55PM
Congrats on PA for this beautiful image!
MikeH Plus
12 217 4 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2009 5:02PM
Stunning photography,
6 Feb 2009 6:25PM
Stunning capture.
Well done.
julesm Plus
12 1.7k 7 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2009 8:33PM
Simply stunning capture!

6 Feb 2009 8:34PM
Awesome shot top notch
kinfatric Plus
12 550 9 Scotland
6 Feb 2009 10:25PM
a wonderful capture
Rob_Taylor Plus
12 661 5 Wales
6 Feb 2009 10:29PM
John, this is fantastic, one of the best wildlife shots I've seen.
Congrats on a most deserved PA Smile

Skier Plus
13 203 China
7 Feb 2009 3:42AM
Wow - beautiful. Absolutely superb shot.
User_Removed 12 4 11 England
8 Feb 2009 8:58AM
Absoloutley a-blummin-mazing!!! Well deserved award and one of many with this I would have thought,Sylv.
Coleslaw Plus
11 13.4k 28 Wales
8 Feb 2009 10:12AM
well deserved
8 143 Wales
13 Feb 2009 6:16AM
Stunning image!
justin c Plus
13 4.8k 36 England
24 Feb 2009 8:23PM
They don't come much better than this.

ketch Plus
9 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
26 Feb 2009 10:43PM
How on earth did you ever manage to capture this truly magnificnet shot - wow ...

Best Red Kite shot I've ever seen, simply superb.
21 Apr 2009 10:27AM
Excellent shot!!!
Emmog Plus
7 38 1 England
6 May 2009 6:47PM
Great shot. It has fantastic detail every where!! Excellent
redshank 7 1 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2009 1:22PM
Truly stunning image

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