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Bald Eagle Beauty

A beautiful bald eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus ) in snowy northeast Iowa. I spent a lot of time trying to get this close-up shot. This bird was feeding on a nearby deer carcass.

 

Lens: Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3

Focal Length: 400 mm

Exposure: 1/500 sec at f/9.5

ISO: 250

 

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Taken on March 11, 2011