By Paul Harris
Utterly bedraggled and looking rather stunned, a red kite struggles back to the shore after a bruising encounter with a goose.
The bird of prey, supremely graceful in the air with its magnificent 5ft wingspan, was clearly out of its depth in the water.
It had made the mistake of plunging down to grab a piece of meat that had been dropped by another kite.
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