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Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

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Originally Posted by Gate Keeper View Post
Great action shot and itís not something that is seen every day. Was it an accidental collision or a territorial fight, out of interest? Thank you for posting.
I'm far from being an expert, but I believe this is a pair of birds 'playing' together just after leaving their roost before they head off to hunt. I think it's the female that's upside down here (they're larger and have a creamy head).

A bit later on in the Spring they do some bonding displays when they pass each other bits and pieces in mid air, but I've never seen that.
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