Black Kite (with prey)

By: snowgood

Nov 14 2014

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Category: birds

3 Comments

Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:400mm
ISO:640
Shutter:1/4000 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 7D

Excuse the “quality”, but even if the light improves I may not do better.

Only a few weeks back I was listening to a radio programme which mentioned this bird’s party trick.

They can eat on the wing.

By following the bird as it wheeled around just off The Hong Kong “Gold Coast” I watched it tear chunks off this fish, whilst dining at 200 feet.

Quite some feat.

 

 

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3 comments on “Black Kite (with prey)”

  1. This is awesome , I really enjoy black and white! Sounds like it was an amazing sight and you can still see the fish.


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