First Black Kite of 2013

That one sunny day ten days ago (yes, it has been snowing again since…) it was also the first day this year that I saw a Black Kite (milvus migrans – Schwarzmilan). The details of the head are a bit better in the enlarged photos.

Soaring above the Lake of Lucerne…

Black Kite

milvus migrans

attacking …
Schwarzmilan

trying to get a fish…
Black Kite - milvus migrans

And a Jackdaw (Corvus monedula – Dohle) with a nice contrast of its eye and the orange feet of a male Mallard.Jackdaw - Dohle

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~ by Natalie on March 31, 2013.

One Response to “First Black Kite of 2013”

  1. Wow that picture where he is trying to get the fish is fabulous! Well done… If I see this bird over here, that would be a first for Iceland 😉

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