Your Wild Life Photos

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  1. DerAdlerIstGelandet

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    I have always loved pictures of animals and wildlife in their natural settings. Share the pictures you have taken here.

    We live in a Bald Eagle wintering area. Approx. 200 breeding pairs come here for the winter ever year. Today we went and did some Eagle watching. Here are a few of the pics that I took. Unfortunately some are a bit blurry. My best lens is only a 55-200mm at the moment, but for the most part I think they turned out pretty good.

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    And a juvenile Bald Eagle, whose feathers have not turned white yet.

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    Wow ... very nice. What a wing!

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    Eagles are just about as badass as they get...excellent shots! :thumbleft:
     
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    Nice shots Adler! We are very fortunate to live on the Pacific Northwest. Get to see eagles all the time and they are VERY impressive.
     
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    Excellent shots!!!! and I can tell you that up close, they are huge!
     
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    We are fortunate enough to be in a wintering area for them. About 200 pairs of them show up here for the whole winter.

    I would love to see some wildlife photos that others here may have taken. That is why I started the thread.
     
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    We have Bald and Golden Eagles (and Ospreys) in this area, but they always seem to be out and about when I am without my camera (isn't this always the case?) but I have gotten alot of other raptors (Hawks, Owls, Falcons) otherwise...

    Great idea for a thread, so I'll toss a few in for starters :)
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    Absolutely a great idea for a thread and some stunning shots there dudes !!

    Here's a few from our local Hawk conservancy..Secretary Bird, Eagles, Owls....and you're right, they are big budgies up close !!!
     

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    Nice shots guys!

    Great idea for a thread Chris, I'll certainly get some of mine up in due course.
     
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    I've always liked the Secretary Bird...great shots, Gary!
     
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    WOW, fantastic shots fellas...
     
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    Yep, great thread, thanx guys....I love birds of prey....Gaz and I are lucky to have a wonderful conservancy near us. A few shots from me. The African Fish Eagle is called Othello and is lovely....his talons are scary! The peregrine falcon was so fast, I was lucky to catch him.....most people were looking the wrong way! The bald Eagle is called Cheyenne (her mum and dad were injured birds). Her display (with Danebury) always moves me - they fly back some 2 miles to the conservancy being harrried by the local bird populace. Bet you are pleased you had the Bald Eagle as the US symbol and not the turkey!!!
     

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    some from near me, will sort out some more soon

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    #14 Gnomey, Dec 26, 2012
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    Good shots guys!

    Couple of mine...

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    Raptors is my favorite animals. Nice waterfowl pics Carl. Great variety GrauGeist. I can't seem to open the attachments Dr. Gnomey. Most of mine are posted in my personal gallery but I'll cruise through all my unsorted stuff.

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    I am getting some more pictures together that I have taken.

    I just think that wildlife photos are really great and neat to look at.
     
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    These are a few of my bald eagle shots from the winter nestings near Gunnison Co.
     

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    Those are really nice photos guys.
     
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    Excellent photos, guys!

    I love how that Secretary bird is putting the hurt on the rubber snake!

    Here's a few more :thumbleft:

    These two were taken at the Sea Gardens in Burgas, Bulgaria at a Raptor exhibit
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    Love the first 2 especially..:D
     
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