Taken 2-Dec-12
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Keywords:Alaska, Chilkat River, Eagle Preserve, eagles, snow, winter, Zenfolio
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Dimensions3830 x 2553
Original file size3.31 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken2-Dec-12 08:40
Date modified30-Aug-16 14:41
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal length300 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/350 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 3200
Metering modePattern
Disgruntled Juvenile

Disgruntled Juvenile

Chilkat Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska

This poor youngster had just lost a squabble with an adult eagle over a fish carcass. He retreated a safe distance from the fray to lick his wounded ego, landing on a branch just a few feet from where I was photographing, and proceeded to glare unhappily at everything and everyone in the vicinity. Eventually he recovered and returned to the general free for all for food. The overcast conditions provided good lighting, emphasizing the protective coloration which juveniles gradually lose as they reach adulthood.