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Old Apr 29, 2005, 10:54 AM   #1
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I took the camera to work with me today and just by chance finally saw this guy on one of the farm fences I past. There are about 4 pairs of these that I know of in a 150 ks radius. This is not the biggest one. Ive been trying to get a go at photographing these for ages, unfortunately the weather wasovercast and cloudy and I could not get too close to this bird but at least I did get some photos.












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Old Apr 29, 2005, 5:04 PM   #2
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very nice shots!!!

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Old Apr 29, 2005, 8:00 PM   #3
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Thanks, Im hoping that one day I will get some that are sharper, closer and on a sunny day day:-)
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Old Apr 29, 2005, 8:17 PM   #4
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me too!!! right now i stink at bird shots!! i have to give all of you credit for the patience and talent you have!!! i guess the old adage, "practice makes perfect" works in this hobby/profession. just keep taking more and more pics and take hints from the "pros" here!!!

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thanks for the comment, I was really excited about getting these shots, pity they were not better than they are.
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Old May 3, 2005, 12:52 PM   #6
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Very nice. I know you've been trying to get shots of these for awhile. Congrats!

While they aren't as sharp as you might like, I think they look quite good. Those certainly do have an interesting plumage... I like that 4th picture, 'cause you can see the wing coloration.

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Thanks Eric, now I just have to wait for another chance to getphotos again, I gather where they nest is either on vast farm land or up in the mountains opposite where I took these photos.
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Congratulations, Julie;

Sometimes it takes more than just patience to bag shots like this. These are reasonably sharp; your next ones will be better. We have a nesting pair of bald eagles a few miles from myhome. I've spotted one a couple of times this last month, but have been unable to get a shot yet.

Good work.

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Turned out quite a bit better than the Mexican Eagle (Crested Caracara) that I finally got a good enough pic of to identify the bird.
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AWESOME!
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