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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
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/7.1    1/400s    ISO 100
    Eagle Spanish Banks flounder (2).JPG
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/8.0    1/400s    ISO 100
    Eagle Spanish Banks flounder (3).JPG
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/7.1    1/400s    ISO 100
     
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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
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/8.0    1/400s    ISO 100
     
  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
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/8.0    1/400s    ISO 100
     
  7. Nice shots.
     
  8. 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
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/8.0    1/400s    ISO 100
     
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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
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/8.0    1/400s    ISO 100
     
  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
    NIKON D750    ---    200mm    f/7.1    1/400s    ISO 100
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2018
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