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Black Kite

In their natural habitat, Black Kites are spectacular, soaring effortlessly in the wind, their long forked tails constantly twisting to manoeuvre the bird while searching for food on the ground below, or skilfully catching insects on the wing. They are readily attracted to any fire, and great numbers may be seen wheeling about in the smoke, looking ahead of the fire-front to find small creatures fleeing the flames, or picking up the burnt remains of those that did not escape.

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© Dyego Custodio.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO320
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