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Into my arms Please, take my offer for a free ride! Geotagged,Haliaeetus albicilla,The Netherlands,White-tailed Eagle,beeksebergen Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. To be lifted by these claws and a ripping wingspan of two and a halve meters must be something... Posted 7 years ago
  2. wonderful work! Posted 7 years ago
  3. Thanks BlackDiamond, I really am happy to hear that ou like it. I hope to reach your inspiring keen eye one day, man! Love your work. Posted 7 years ago
  4. Fantastic shot Ludo! I recently tried photographing at a bird show and it's quite hard. Posted 7 years ago, modified 7 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, also for promoting it! It was hard for me too, I shot lots and lots of photos, moving the camera in a sometimes fluid motion in sync with the birds. Only when in sync I made sharp focus non-blur photos, it was quite a feat;) some shots were great, lots of them meagre;) Posted 7 years ago
      1. Good point, "panning" I think the word is. Another possible trick is to not be tempted to maximize focal length. At maximum focal length the bird moves a lot faster across your viewport. By keeping more distance and cropping later you may have a bigger chance at success. Posted 7 years ago
  5. great Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks, would not want to be in his arms (or her, I can't tell):) Posted 5 years ago

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The White-tailed Eagle , also known as the Sea Eagle, Erne , or White-tailed Sea-eagle, is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes other raptors such as hawks, kites, and harriers. It is considered a close cousin of the Bald Eagle and occupies the same ecological niche, but in Eurasia.

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by Ludo Sak
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Uploaded Jul 5, 2012. Captured Jun 17, 2012 11:49 in Tilburgseweg 30E, 5081 Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO160
  • 85mm