<< Previous Next >>

Immature bald eagle

Immature bald eagle
Photo Information
Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 38 N: 343] (2616)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-11-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D610, Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM+1.4xTC
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/4000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-11-29 8:57
Viewed: 969
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A family portrait - this immature was attached to the mature bald eagle and another (perhaps male and female") in a "family setting"


Color Pattern
Adult Bald Eagles have white heads and tails with dark brown bodies and wings. Their legs and bills are bright yellow. Immature birds have mostly dark heads and tails; their brown wings and bodies are mottled with white in varying amounts. Young birds attain adult plumage in about five years.

Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-11-29 11:30]

Hi Alan,imposing pose and perspective too,beautiful capture of this young eagle,the best sharpness in the best light,great contrast with the blue sky in background. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2017-11-30 6:11]

Hallo Alan,
Very nice photo of this Bald Eagle with a good focus on the head. Beautiful contrasting colours.

Ciao Alan, great capture of fantastic eagle in great pose, wonderful natural colors and, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend,ciao Silvio

Calibration Check