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American Bald Eagle


American Bald Eagle
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Copyright: Michael Hastriter (devildoc) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 57 N: 186] (2851)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-02-18
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D7000, Nikon Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR +, Promaster 77mm MC C-P.L
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-20 21:43
Viewed: 1870
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Aves: Falconiformes: Accipitridae: Haliaacetus leucocephalus

About 30 meters from bird. Because of the temperatures, the bird had his feathers fluffed out making him look somewhat "scroungy".
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Glorious capture, the warmth of the sunlight coming through those feathers. Great vantage point and presentation!

hello Michael,

Hope you are doing fine friend. Oh, your American bald eagle is such a majestic bird and after years of watching American wildlife channels, one can never miss the awe and majesty of this national bird of the US of A. This seems to be taken from quite a long range but the shot is perfect and the posture of the eagle is a classic one. Yes, the sunlight through the tail feathers looks splendid.
Thanks a lot for sharing a wonderful photo and thanks a lot for liking my Asian Koel, I stand obliged, Michael.

Take care....warmest regards/Abid

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-02-21 18:18]

Hello Mike,
A great shot of this beautiful Bald Eagle. I would love to be able to capture one in such a fine pose. I see form the white head and tail that this is a mature bird and looks to be in good condition. Well done!!
Ron

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-02-22 6:08]

Hello Michael ,
such a superb view of the eagle. Excellent presentation of style, sharpness and details. Exciting layers of fine feathers.
Very well presented image.
Excellent work.

regards,
Foozi

Hello Michael
Impressive bird and beautiful photo with very good composition and good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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