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A Golden Eagle prepares to land on the carcass of a Bull Elk to feed. Before landing on the carcass, the Golden Eagle had perched up high in a Fir Tree, watching all below to make sure it was safe to come down and feed.

“PHOTO INFORMATION”

Taken on Feb 15/13 at 1:56pm in Yellowstone National Park, US
Camera, Canon 7D
Lens, Canon EF 100-400 L IS USM lens,
Tripod, Manfrotto, including 498RC2 ballhead.
Taken at 1/640’s, f/10, +2/3 EV, 370mm, man white bal, iso 250
Cropped.

Comments

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you so kindly Larry! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    Very unusual, and eyecatching colour post Sandy

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterover 1 year ago

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerover 1 year ago

    Beautiful action shot my friend ! It is a winner ! Hugs

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago


    2013/03/24 1 × 24hrs
    Excellent capture Sandy!

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 1 year ago

    Excellent capture Sandy

  • Rose Vanderstap
    Rose Vanderstapover 1 year ago

    Lovely action shot of an Golden Eagle landing on a Bull Elk carcus

  • BigD
    BigDover 1 year ago

  • Raider6569
    Raider6569over 1 year ago

    A poignant slice of life in the daily drama of nature.

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