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Bald Eagle (Harley)


Bald Eagle (Harley)
Photo Information
Copyright: Thijs van Balen jr (Pentaxfriend) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 514 W: 24 N: 1888] (8048)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-11-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: nikon D 200, NIKKOR AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED, Digital ISO 200, SIGMA DG UV Filter 67mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/80 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-25 4:07
Viewed: 3438
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Haliaeetus
Species: H. leucocephalus
Binomial name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America. It is the national bird and symbol of the United States of America. This sea eagle has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagle. Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and northern Mexico. It is found near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting.

In the late 20th century the Bald Eagle was on the brink of extirpation in the continental United States, while flourishing in much of Alaska and Canada. Populations recovered and stabilised, so the species was removed from the U.S. federal government's list of endangered species and transferred to the list of threatened species on July 12, 1995, and it was removed from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the Lower 48 States on June 28, 2007.

Bald eagles are not actually bald, the name deriving from the older meaning of the word, "white headed".

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Hello Thijs
looks sharp, clear shots, great framing, and a beautiful eagle,
Regards Murat

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2010-11-25 5:18]

Dag Thijs,

Wat een prachtig detail foto.
Helderheid en scherpte zijn uitzonderlijk mooi.
Prachtig foto werk, bedankt.

Groeten,
John

hallo Thijs
super mooie scherpe kop ,veel details and goed licht
de kleuren zijn prachtig
great shot
groetjes lou

Hello Thijs,
Outstanding portrait of this superb bird of prey.
Exceptional details and colours. Indeed a fantastic capture.
Very interesting and useful photographer's note.
Congratulation and thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Hello Thijs,
Wonderful portrait with great sharp details, lovely colours, excellent POV and blurred BG. Well done!
Regards,
Mircea

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-11-25 11:52]

Hello Thijs,
Fantastic shot!great close up,excellent sharpness ,superb colors and details.Outstanding pose and facial expression,very nice light.Best regards Siggi

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-11-25 11:55]

Hallo Thijs,
Deze lijkt erg veel op de kop die ik een keer gefotografeerd heb in Avifauna. Alleen kijkt deze zeearend nog bozer. Erg mooie opname in prachtige natuurlijke kleuren en uitstekende scherpte.
Groet,
Peter

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-11-25 13:52]

Hi Thijs,this is a pic perfect for the National Geographic magazine.What a portrait,what a head position and what a fantastic quality! Impossible to make better,this is an artwork!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Bonjour Thijs,
Très beau et expressif portrait très finement détaillé.
En l'absence de précision j'espère qu'il ne s'agit pas d'un animal captif ou apprivoisé.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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