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Bald Eagle
Posted By: Kerrowdown, 08-13-2017, 09:05 AM

When I'm this close... it's Mr Bald Eagle to you.

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08-16-2017, 04:09 PM   #16
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I have often wondered why they are called, "Bald Eagles." I mean this guy has more hair than I do. )

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08-16-2017, 05:07 PM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kerrowdown Quote
Strange... you not loving my redhead? as no comment from yourself.
1. There are thousands of very nice images on this Forum, upon which I have not commented.
2. This in no way diminishes the quality of these images.
3. Sometimes I just think that a particular image gives me a certain satisfaction from appreciating its fine attributes, but for no particular reason I refrain from commenting.
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I have often wondered why they are called, "Bald Eagles."
I believe its English name is derived from the word piebald, and refers to the white head and tail feathers and their contrast with the darker body.
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1. There are thousands of very nice images on this Forum, upon which I have not commented.
2. This in no way diminishes the quality of these images.
3. Sometimes I just think that a particular image gives me a certain satisfaction from appreciating its fine attributes, but for no particular reason I refrain from commenting.
Guess that's me told, please accept my apologies.

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KD, no apology needed.
I just was telling it as it is.


PS I liked your redhead!!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kerrowdown Quote
When I'm this close... it's Mr Bald Eagle to you.
This is a stunning shot. Perfect timing to get the expression on the human and the beauty of that bird, and the positioning to get this composition shows a great eye.
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his is a stunning shot. Perfect timing to get the expression on the human and the beauty of that bird, and the positioning to get this composition shows a great eye.
Thank you for your very kind words.
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When I'm this close... it's Mr Bald Eagle to you.
Wow, the shot really gives you a good sense of how massive this guy is.


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Wow, the shot really gives you a good sense of how massive this guy is.
In line with tradition, you always fly them to your left side and from behind. This saves you breaking your arm or shoulder when they come in too fast, as this one weighs in at 9lbs.

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Great shot. Impressive bird.
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Great shot. Impressive bird.
Thanks for your kind words.
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When I'm this close... it's Mr Bald Eagle to you.
Oh, yes!

I'm surprised the handler doesn't have a leather arm protector, as a falconer would, but the eagle doesn't seem to be digging in {even the cat who is my "buddy" seems to have trouble with that concept sometimes}
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but the eagle doesn't seem to be digging in
I saw no dripping blood...
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When I'm this close... it's Mr Bald Eagle to you.
Nice, looks like it is raining. Good job on catching the rain and still keeping eveyrthing else focused.
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Nice, looks like it is raining. Good job on catching the rain and still keeping eveyrthing else focused.
Aye torrential, by what we call a Highland shower.

As for focus, that’s another advantage of manual "Ladies” as they don’t get distracted by other stuff.

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