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Black Shouldered Kite on watch

Black Shouldered Kite on watch



This Black Shouldered Kite seemed to be looking into my soul. I had observed it for 15 to 20 mins as it hovered over freshly turned fields before it turned it’s attention to me. It was quite inquisitive and followed me along for a few 100 meters before it landed near me and focused right in on me. This image was captured in the early afternoon at the Western Treatment Plant, Point Wilson. Nikon D850, Tamron 150-600mm G2 @550mm, 1/1000 sec, f-6.3, ISO-110

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‘Best Bird Photos Australia’ is a display of the highest quality bird images from leading bird photographers around the world. But this website is more than just a directory of wildlife photographers and a full list of Australian Birds and their images.

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