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WINNER of the Building a Nest! Challenge in the Addicted Photographer Group
WINNER of the Flying to build a nest Challenge in the Vision Of Flight Photography Group
WINNER of the Home Sweet Home Challenge in the Amazing Wildlife Group
2nd Place in the Birds Carrying Nesting Materials Challenge in the Nature Photography Challenge Group
Featured in “The World As We See It , or as we missed it” February 2011
Featured in “For the Love of Animals” February 2011
Featured in “The Birds” February 2011
Featured in “A Vision Of Flight Photography” April 2011
Featured in “Nature Photography Challenge” May 2012
A Bald Eagle returning to continue to build its nest with a branch it has broken off a nearby tree.
The image below illustrates the method and precision used by the Eagle to break off the branches from the top of the tree – note how it is plunging down with great force and speed, legs and talons outstretched and ready for contact with the branch to break it off. An amazing sight to witness!
Photographed along the coastline at North Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC,Canada, with the ocean in the background.
1/640 sec f8 ISO 400
500mm lens + 1.4x converter