Eagle Lunch

Discussion in 'Birds' started by West, May 14, 2018.

  1. West

    West

    Jan 2, 2012
    Vancouver BC
    Feasting on a Flounder at low tide. She let me get about 30 feet away.
    Eagle Spanish Banks flounder (1).JPG Eagle Spanish Banks flounder (2).JPG Eagle Spanish Banks flounder (3).JPG
     
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  2. drr1531

    drr1531

    Jan 2, 2009
    Alaska
    Ya gotta love it when the critters cooperate once in a while. Awesome feather detail. Well done.
     
  3. Ya Nailed it, nice detail........good stuff, looks like he got a flat fish...............
     
  4. West

    West

    Jan 2, 2012
    Vancouver BC
    Thanks, I suspect she's a resident Eagle, as they allow people to get close. This was shot on a City beach. Eagle Spanish Banks flounder 5.JPG
     
  5. rick_reno

    rick_reno

    Dec 3, 2012
    N Idaho
    Fantastic, love that last one you posted of him/her looking right at you.
     
  6. West

    West

    Jan 2, 2012
    Vancouver BC
    Thanks, it's a Female as they are about 1/3 larger than a Male. eagle spanish banks flounder 8.JPG
     
  7. Nice shots.
     
  8. Allan

    Allan

    Apr 21, 2006
    Nashua, NH
    I agree with Dan - it's nice when the wildlife cooperate!
     
  9. What a great opportunity! Sharp as tack!
     
  10. West

    West

    Jan 2, 2012
    Vancouver BC
    We have many resident pairs that I can count on being at the beach every low tide. It's a fish and crab buffet. It's nice when your glass challenged with a 70-200
    eagle portrait.JPG
     
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  11. Excellent captures
     
  12. Excellent captures(y):cigar:
     
  13. West

    West

    Jan 2, 2012
    Vancouver BC
    Thanks for stopping by. d750 - 70-200 f4
    eagle spanish banks flounder 77.JPG
     
  14. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    eagles are like pigeons for you guys on the 'wrong' coast.

    Nice sharp pics Peter, what lens (I'm afraid to ask:)) ?
     
  15. West

    West

    Jan 2, 2012
    Vancouver BC
    There's just too many, even the Birders are complaining :D
    I bought a Kayak so hopefully will be getting something more rare soon, like a Mallard. My longest lens 70-200 f4
    EAGLE SB FLOUNDER 48.JPG
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2018
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