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A young Bald Eagle perched on a Maple Branch above a tributary where salmon spawn. The weakened and spawned out salmon make for an easy meal during the cold winter months.
Bald Eagles under five years of age are brown with various amounts of white mottling.
Taken on Dec 16/12 at 11:44am in Chemainus, on south east vancouver Island B.C.Canada.
Camera, Canon 7D
Lens, Canon EF 100-400 L IS USM lens.
Tripod, Manfrotto, including Gimbal tripod head
Taken at, 1/320’s at f/5.6, + 1/3 ev, 400 mm, man white bal, iso 800.
Slight cropping on right and left.