The Wedge-tailed Eagle has long wings (wingspan 2.3 m), a characteristic long, wedge-shaped tail, and legs that are feathered all the way to the base of the toes. The bill is pale pink to cream, the eye brown to dark brown, and the feet off-white. Young Wedge-tailed Eagles are mid brown in colour with reddish-brown heads and wings. They become progressively blacker for at least the first ten years of their lives; adults are mostly dark blackish-brown.
Canon 50D, EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Many thanks for checking out my photos, please feel free to give feedback! My wanderings in nature and observations of birds, particularly raptors, is what gives me great joy and constantly reminds me of the beauty and strength of life. My favourites are raptors, I love their freedom, grace, ruthlessness, pride, adaptability and flexibility and I learn much about parenting, protection and blind faith from them.
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  • virginian
    virginianover 3 years ago

    It is wonderful. A fave.

  • Many thanks, wonderful when they were directly above my head!

    – byronbackyard

  • Martin Smart
  • Martin Smart
    Martin Smartover 3 years ago

    Wonderful shot Deb!

  • Many thanks Martin, very happy making!

    – byronbackyard

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • Karue
    Karueover 3 years ago

  • Many thanks, very happy making!

    – byronbackyard

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 3 years ago

    Congrats on your features of this awesome work !

  • Many thanks Trish!

    – byronbackyard

  • Mustafa UZEL
    Mustafa UZELover 3 years ago

    good shot

  • Many thanks Mustafa!

    – byronbackyard

  • Cath Ollenberg
    Cath Ollenbergover 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot, great lighting. Congratulations on features

  • Many thanks Cath, strangely it was pouring with rain twenty mins later!

    – byronbackyard

  • peaky40
    peaky40over 3 years ago

    Awesome capture

  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

  • shotomanrob
    shotomanrobover 3 years ago

    Cricky this is awesome work.. Enough said.. :)

  • Lol. Many thanks Rob, beautiful birds!

    – byronbackyard

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