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Wallace ­ River
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Mar 12, 2017 11:04 |  #1

Thats me and the eagles here when they are flying around. Just a few this time. It got cold again and the bay has pretty much frozen over so theyre looking for food.
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Mar 12, 2017 11:56 |  #2

Good ones, Ian. I like the pose in the first one the best, though I often think that the immature birds are more attractive. And it's cold here too.


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Mar 12, 2017 17:40 |  #3

You are a lucky man, I'm always jealous off how many eagles you have close by- you also are a pretty good shot with that camera


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Mar 12, 2017 20:15 |  #4

CDMOOSE wrote in post #18298812 (external link)
Good ones, Ian. I like the pose in the first one the best, though I often think that the immature birds are more attractive. And it's cold here too.

Thanks for commenting Al. I agree with all of what you said. The adult eagles are just more glamorous:)

CaptBob wrote in post #18299160 (external link)
You are a lucky man, I'm always jealous off how many eagles you have close by- you also are a pretty good shot with that camera

Thank you very much Bob. There seems to be an unusual number of eagles around this spring. Maybe they had a hard winter finding food. I appreciate your comments.


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Mar 12, 2017 20:40 |  #5

They're all great, Ian, but you knocked it out of the park with the first one!!!! Great shots!!!

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Mar 12, 2017 20:46 |  #6

Intheswamp nailed it. Gorgeous shot! Really makes you think about what he might be doing next.


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Mar 13, 2017 07:14 |  #7

Intheswamp wrote in post #18299304 (external link)
They're all great, Ian, but you knocked it out of the park with the first one!!!! Great shots!!!
Ed

pbrimages wrote in post #18299310 (external link)
Intheswamp nailed it. Gorgeous shot! Really makes you think about what he might be doing next.

Thanks very much Ed and pbr, much appreciated.
2 more if it's OK.

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Mar 13, 2017 07:33 |  #8

Oooh, I *guess* a couple more is ok. ;)

That second one is full of energy and a great shot!

I blew right by the first one...then I looked back at it and that eagle has a "Ok, big boy, I'm gonna get a taste of your carcass one of these days...just you wait!!!".

You better be careful, he looks serious....

:lol:
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Mar 13, 2017 08:20 |  #9

Very nice Ian, especially the first one, Bravo!


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Mar 13, 2017 09:05 |  #10

Intheswamp wrote in post #18299622 (external link)
Oooh, I *guess* a couple more is ok. ;) That second one is full of energy and a great shot!
I blew right by the first one...then I looked back at it and that eagle has a "Ok, big boy, I'm gonna get a taste of your carcass one of these days...just you wait!!!". You better be careful, he looks serious....
:lol: Ed

Ha, thanks Ed. The setting sun was so bright and I took off the extender to shoot at 500mm, so I was able to boost the shutter speed to 1/3200 and 1/4000 for those shots, and they came out nice and sharp. Yea he doesn't look real pleased with me does he? 8-)

Oldjackssparrows wrote in post #18299648 (external link)
Very nice Ian, especially the first one, Bravo!

Bret! Nice to hear from you, and many thanks.


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Mar 13, 2017 18:27 |  #11

Thank you for #2 (you know what I mean:-)). These really are awesome shots. Loving that light, too! And I do think your title is accurate.


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Mar 13, 2017 20:46 |  #12

ardeekay wrote in post #18300142 (external link)
Thank you for #2 (you know what I mean:-)). These really are awesome shots. Loving that light, too! And I do think your title is accurate.

Haha Rog except he picked a spruce tree again instead of a pine! The light was the best I've experienced in months. Thanks for dropping by.


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