Name: Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)
Location: Burrill Lake, NSW (21/07/2012)
Gear: Canon 7D and EF400 5.6L @ F5.6 1/2500 ISO400 400mm +0.7exp
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Ventured down to Burrill Lake this morning in an attempt to photograph some Herons and Egrets. As I was finishing up I heard a Masked Lapwing alarm call. I looked up and observed a Whistling Kite circling above with the Lapwing mobbing it. It flew about and did a couple of dives to try and catch fish and then off it went. I am happy to get a shot of this species as I have seen it a number of times but always too far away. Thanks for looking.

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