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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Red Kite hunting in a meadow

I was sitting in a hide photographing red foxes when a few red kites turned up to hunt for food. They kept swooping down sometimes landing. I took this shot just before the kite landed the wings beautifully backlit.

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Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Copyright: © Jeff Wade