This is a picture of a wild red kite (Milvus Milvus) taken from Watlington Hill in Oxfordshire in the UK. The kites use the wind rushing up the side of the hill to gain lift and will happily cruise on the breeze just yards above your head. Depending on the wind direction, they do sometimes fly below you meaning you can get shots with farmland and trees in the background.
There is no great secret to taking these shots. Wait long enough and they will arrive and fly around.
Kit: Canon 1Div, EF 300mm F2.8 at F/4, 1/3200s
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