Don`t you come close to my babies! by jozi1

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The mom of the Anclote bald eaglets was on a tree very close to the nest when an osprey got too close and the the bald eagle reacted quite aggressively and fortunately the osprey flew off very quickly.Pity it was a cloudy low light day

Anclote river,Holiday,Florida,USA

Canon 7d and 500mm lens at 700mm with 1.4x extender f 14.0 1/1600s iso 2500

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“Caption Fun”
“Americas Rural,Urban,Wild and Free”
“Where on Earth is This? Group”
“Breathtaking Wild Animals”


bird, predator, eagle, bald, osprey, fight, flight, wild, anclote river, florida, bird interaction

I am an amateur photographer and mostly photograph wildlife and have a special love for WILD big cats and birds.I am self taught and have never attended a course in photography.I exclusively photograph animals in the WILD which is always challenging! I use only canon equipment and now have 7d , t3i,and power shot 40 sx hs camera`s and use canon 28-135 mm,70-200mm f 2.8 ,100-400mm f 5.6,and 500mm f/4 lenses.

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  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 1 year ago

    Excellent action shot…

  • Thanks,Andrea :)

    – jozi1

  • Lorelle Gromus
    Lorelle Gromusover 1 year ago

    Absolutely amazing capture!

  • Many thanks,Lorelle :)

    – jozi1

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 1 year ago

    Oh my goodness, I have seen this only once before! Who was infringing on the nest?

  • The osprey was close to the eagles nest,amazing how big the baby eagles are at 3 weeks :)

    – jozi1

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 1 year ago

    Well done Jozi!

  • Thanks very much,Georgie :)

    – jozi1

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thanks,Ray :)

    – jozi1

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 1 year ago

  • Many thanks,Ciana for the feature :)

    – jozi1

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 1 year ago

  • Many thanks,Joseph for the feature:)

    – jozi1

  • camycalla
    camycallaover 1 year ago

    What an excellent photo……..

  • Many thanks,Camy :)

    – jozi1

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 1 year ago

    Awesome action capture.

  • Many thanks,Julie :)

    – jozi1

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréover 1 year ago

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