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Rode Wouw - Red Kite - Milvus milvus The Red Kite, a beautiful species of bird of prey. I've been fortunate enough to be able to travel through Scotland serveral times. During a stay in the Inverness area, some years ago, I was lucky to stumble upon this beautiful bird.  Bird of prey,Fall,Geotagged,Milvus milvus,Red Kite,Red kite,Scotland,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Rode Wouw - Red Kite - Milvus milvus

The Red Kite, a beautiful species of bird of prey. I've been fortunate enough to be able to travel through Scotland serveral times. During a stay in the Inverness area, some years ago, I was lucky to stumble upon this beautiful bird.

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  1. Fantastically sharp and enormous clarity! Great job!! Posted 3 days ago
  2. Beautiful portrait Posted 3 days ago
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The red kite 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 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.. more

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by CathDH
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Uploaded Dec 5, 2018. Captured Oct 4, 2015 13:23 in Unnamed Road, Dingwall IV7 8HQ, UK.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/640s
  • ISO400
  • 251mm