Right place … right time!

I went tree-planting today and decided to throw the camera in … just in case. It proved to be a good move!

The sky above the planting site at Glengower was a playground for a family of Black-shouldered Kites. Here is a selection of images showing the parents apparently helping the youngsters learn how to deal with a mouse.

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Black-shouldered Kites, Glengower, 27th July 2014.

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The two youngsters at left shrieking at the adult with the mouse.

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Immature Black-shouldered Kites have distinctive rufous plumage around the neck and breast.

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The next instalment shows what happened next …

One response to “Right place … right time!

  1. What a great spectacle and fantastic shots, Geoff!

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