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The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, though formerly also occurred just outside in northern Iran. It is a rare species which is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa, but birds from northeastern and central Europe winter further south and west, reaching south to Turkey. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel and Libya.

Pentax K10D 18-55mm


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bird, claws, falcon, flight, prey, raptor

Comments

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 5 years ago

    Super sharp shot trevor, excellent..

  • thanks very much Jason

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Jennie Anderson
    Jennie Andersonover 5 years ago

    Lovely shot

  • Thank you Jennie for your comments and time viewing this

    – Trevor Kersley

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture!! :D

  • thanks very much Cee

    – Trevor Kersley

  • thanks for the fav

    – Trevor Kersley

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • thank you

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Ann J. Sagel
    Ann J. Sagelabout 4 years ago

  • Many thanks for the feature Ann.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Paola Svensson
    Paola Svenssonabout 4 years ago

    Awesome capture! Great clarity! Well done and congratulations.

  • Thank you very much for your comments ..also the fav..Paola

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylorabout 4 years ago

    Superb head shot Trevor……..

  • Thanking you very much Robert.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Fran0723
    Fran0723about 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thank you very much Fran.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...about 4 years ago

    beautifully captured! amazing detail, clarity, and DoF! great shot!

  • Thanking you for both your kind comments and the fav..Dave & Trena.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Neil Ross
    Neil Rossabout 4 years ago

    A feature much deserved! Congratulations Trevor :-)

  • Thanking you very much Neil

    – Trevor Kersley

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