Red kite. This photo depicts a bird which was on the brink of extinction at the turn of the last century. Since then, it's numbers have recovered owing to a long-running conservation programme. This image was taken late on a winter's afternoon. The bird in this photo is healthy and in fine feather.
Ferruginous buzzard. This photo depicts this hawk at close range. This image was taken by the light of a bright diffused sky. The bird in this photo is a powerful predator. Also available as a large tiff file