5 tips to capture great bird in flight photography

kestrel in flight bird of prey photography tips
1/1000sec, f/5.6, ISO 100 (Image credit: Paul Smith)

The UK has several birds of prey species, but how do you find and photograph them in flight? Great places to find birds of prey to get you started are nature reserves, such as RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) Titchwell and RSPB Minsmere. They have various habitats that suit Marsh Harriers, Kestrels, Red Kites and Buzzards. The reserves will have their own websites, which will have a sightings page, letting you know what has been seen and when. 

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