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Uploaded: 09/26/21 6:39 PM GMT
Young Golden Alighting
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First and foremost, I misidentified the lake in my previous post as "School Survey Lake", when it is actually "School Section Lake". School Section is a small lake of a little over 300 acres, averaging 14 feet in depth, but with plenty of wildlife and gorgeous fall colors, which leaves me a bit befuddled as to why we were the only ones on the lake that entire day. Shooting photos from a kayak can be a bit tricky, a platform that is not very stable and movable by even a light breeze, but it is entirely non-disruptive, allowing you to approach wildlife without spooking them. That was the case with this young Golden Eagle, landing on a branch about 25-30 feet up in a dead oak tree, about 50 yards from my boat and on a peninsula in what is obviously a place of observation in the middle of his personal territory. This is the closest I have been to an eagle in the wild, and I was thrilled to be allowed to gather about 60 captures of him, choosing the best later in my office Mac. 6

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::biffobear
09/26/21 6:52 PM GMT
Smasher...R.
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::Pjsee16
09/26/21 6:53 PM GMT
Congrats on a truly spectacular shot...of the kind we are grateful to get only once in a great while!
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::tigger3
09/26/21 11:52 PM GMT
Fantastic Nik, I'm so happy for you! I hardly see them, and if I do they are too far off. tigs=^..^=
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::corngrowth
09/27/21 4:55 PM GMT
To me, a once in a lifetime shot, 'Nik'. Just great!
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::Vickid
10/02/21 6:57 AM GMT
This is actually quite remarkable, the details and light and result are fantastic.
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.icedancer
10/08/21 4:34 PM GMT
Wow, Breath taking detail and capture of this magnificent young eagle
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