Thursday, 21 January 2010

Black Kite at Gigrin

Apologies for the late posting of this. Chris Bird and myself ventured over to Gigrin on Sunday (17th Jan) to see if we could catch a glimpse of the black kite. It was there in all its splendour for us and the crowds. I also managed to get some photos, not upto other peoples standard i don't think, but, with my limited glass I was really pleased with the results.

On the way over there we saw a kestrel hunting on the last big bend at Cwmergyr.

So here are my efforts.

I have been working in Cilcenin this week and there are plenty of red kites around the area that have survived the cold spell.


  1. Hi Ian,

    Top photo is a cracker - with or without glass!

  2. Great photos Ian,what camera and lense are you using ?

  3. Thank you gents. It really was a fantastic day out. Camera is a Canon 400D and the lens was my Canon 70-210 f3.5-4.5.

  4. Now that I am back online I can make contact once again - Well done Ian - It just gooes to show you can get some cracking photos without taking out a mortgagae on a huge lens!