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Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 4, 2011

Magnificent Eagles

The mature Bald Eagle actually knocked the younger one off the perch as they clutched talons.  There are more shots from this encounter in my Feb. 1, 2011, blog posting.  Taken at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Feb. 1, 2011, with Canon 7D, f5.6, 1/2500, ISO400, Canon ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 15, 2011

Juvenile Bald Eagle

Jan. 11, 2011, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, this awesome raptor lands in a tree where I had unfettered access with the camera.  This is an uncropped shot of the eagle regurgitating a pellet although it appears that he is telling me off!  I used my Canon 7D, 1/400 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 26, 2010

Eagle in Flight

An almost mature Bald Eagle winging its way!  Taken in Dec. 2009, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge using a Canon 40D, 1/2000, f6.3, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 17, 2010

“Move Over!”

I shot this in March 2009, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, between posts #2 and #3.  The immature eagle was already perched on the branch to the left, when the mature eagle flew up and forced the other one to move.  I used the Canon EOS40D, 1/800, f7.1, 400mm, ISO ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 9, 2010

Bald Eagle with Geese

This perch is located on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge auto tour just past the corner after post #9.  The tree is about 100 feet off the road to the right and the perch is probably at least 60 feet up.  It’s a little far away to hope for a great shot for any b ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 1, 2010

Juvenile Bald Eagle At Lunch

This juvenile Bald Eagle was busy munching on a duck or coot and wasn’t at all bothered by me driving up and taking his picture.  It appears that the eagle got a little wet when he caught his prey.  Taken Feb. 2008, at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, using a Canon Re ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 1, 2010

Changing Directions

This Bald Eagle was perched high in a tree for quite a few minutes letting me shoot away.  After a while he spotted something on the ground and took flight, changing directions just after lift off.  I hit the burst and got this shot.  Taken with Canon 40D, 1/800, f6.3, 400mm, ... Continue Reading