Red Kites

Red kites are an ongoing project for me. Gigrin Farm is well known as the premier spot for photographing these cracking raptors, but I have found some sites in Yorkshire that can be just as rewarding. Here are some recent efforts
 
 
 
 
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Bittern

The Bittern came out to play at Potteric, but the light was awful. They always seem prehistoric to me.
 
 
And there was a brief flock of waxwings just down the road from me in Bramley. Alas they were flight and soon scarpered.