Visiting the Ridgefield NWR, February 23, 2018, I was parked in my truck with my sights on two mature, perched bald eagles. One was in a tree about 600 feet north and the other about 600 yards northwest. My hope was that one of them would fly toward me in the “not-too-distant-future.” After about 10 minutes, something distracted me and after looking back out my window, startled, I see the furthest bird flying right at my truck only about 10 feet off the ground and within about 20 feet of the truck. I saw it too late to take a shot and after cussing a few times I trained my eyes on the closer bird. Soon after, it too, took off from its tree and headed right for my truck, this one maybe 20 feet off the ground. I took pictures as it approached. I was surprised at the number of shots where its eyes were trained right on me. When these big birds fly this low and this close, it is a real treat!
Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 12:12 p.m.