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The bald eagles are back at Fern Ridge Lake for the winter. This young immature “Bald Eagle Takes Off “ from its perch in a tall cottonwood tree he/she is about three or four years old. In its fifth year it will be of breeding age and get the white head & tail feathers that makes it the majestic American Bald Eagle we love so much.I took these pictures on Jan 10 at Richardson Park Wildlife area near Fern Ridge Lake in Lane County, Oregon, using my trusty Canon EOS 50D, EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6l IS USM Lens, set at 1/150sec., F 5.66, ISO 640, Focal length 400mm to capture this shot.

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american bald eagle, richardson park, wildlife area, fern ridge lake, lane county, oregon

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  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 3 years ago

    Great capture Chuck!

  • Thanks Torfinn, Thought I would try B&W… I think I like it… Not that much of a B&W fan.

    – Chuck Gardner

  • Gramia97
    Gramia97over 3 years ago

    wonderful catch

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 3 years ago

  • evimagery
    evimageryover 3 years ago

    great shot!!!

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 3 years ago

    Great capture!

    14 January 2011 … one image a day

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerover 3 years ago

    Nice capture my friend.Nice B&W..Tom

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartover 3 years ago

    Nicely done

  • NatureGreeting Cards ©ccwri
    NatureGreeting...over 3 years ago

    Stunning shot Chuck!!!!

  • bobby1
    bobby1over 3 years ago

    Brilliant capture Chuck:-)

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