12 June 2013

Black Kite


another of Mark Culleton's (O'Reilly's Retreat, Lamington N.P., Qld) wonderful raptors




Previous posts also shared Mark's Wedge-tailed Eagle and Sooty and Barking Owls


the following Black Kites were seen early May, inland, around Forbes, N.S.W.




27 comments:

mick said...

Great photos of the Black Kite. So nice to see it up close.

TexWisGirl said...

so beautiful!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, they are cool looking birds. Great shots of your Blakc Kites!

Lisa Gordon said...

What a handsome fella the first one is, Carole.
I love the way the feathers sort of hang down.
Beautiful captures!

Nora at Island Rambles said...

I like the kites and the close up of the raptor is great!

Frank said...

Super images of the Kites.

Brian King said...

Fantastic shots! I love that stare! Very regal bird!

Evelyn S. said...

The first and third images, especially, are very impressive!

Kristi Bowman said...

Simply gorgeous!

Karen said...

Such majestic looking birds aren't they!

Joop Zand said...

Fantastic pictures..... great post Carole.

I love your header to.

Greetings, Joop

Isidro Ortiz said...

Bonitas capturas de esta preciosa rapaz.Un abrazo

Digi-Irma said...

Hi Carole what a great series you have created.
Black Kite is really quite amazing.
Regards, Irma

NatureFootstep said...

gorgeous shots of the raptors. :)

HOOTIN ANNI said...

For me, being there to view these beauties, would be a piece of heaven on earth! Wow...incredible images.

Black Bellied Whistling Ducks

grammie g said...

Hi Carol...Wow the Black Kite looks a little grumpy in those first
two!! ; )
Nice shot's of those in the wild, such amazing birds the raptors!!
Grace

Rosemary said...

Fantastic photos, such a fierce looking bird! They must be amazing hunters.

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Excellent shots of these handsome birds!

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Neat birds. Very proud looking.

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Wonderful photos of this birds.

Montanagirl said...

Beautiful photos of the Kite. Nice camera work!!

Liz said...

WOW!! These shots are wonderful, Carole! How wonderful to see them in the wild too!

Anni said...

Beautiful Carole!! Just beautiful.

Stewart M said...

Great looking birds - these shows are a good way to get a better idea of what some of these birds look like!

Cheers - and thanks for linking to WBW - Stewart M - Melbourne

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Great shots of the spectacular looking species of Kite~

Ida said...

Wow! What a magnificent bird. Thank you for sharing these wonderful photo's of it.

Neil said...

Beautiful series.