Falcons practice hunting with RC birds by Simon Reynolds (10 images)

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These falcons compete to see which are fastest at catching remote-controlled birds. The race saw 23 falcons take part as they hunted down the robot bird and reached speeds of nearly 100mph.

The pictures were taken by keen amateur photographer Simon Reynolds at Vowley Farm in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. The 49 year old from Bath, Somerset, and a manager at Apple, said: "The falcon races include a flat race over a 400m course and the hunt race.
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