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Bald Eagle

Uploaded by: gilg72

Sunday February 3, 2013

Cimarron, NM (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Finally got close to one! Right under the tree.

Manufacturer: NIKON CORPORATION

Model: NIKON D5000

Orientation: top - left

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Resolution Unit: Inch

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YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/1250 sec.

FNumber: f/5.6

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ISO Speed Ratings: 400

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

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Compressed Bits per Pixel: 4.00

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.00 EV (f/5.7)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode.

Focal Length: 300.0 mm

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Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 450

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: Low gain up

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

Image Unique ID: 2B067A2C067D4AA590A4188A0E991C8E

GPS tag version: 0x02, 0x02, 0x00, 0x00

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40. gilg72
4:01 PM GMT on February 10, 2013
Thank you much Suzi, and Lori for your great comments. Much appreciation.
Finally got close to a great Eagle, instead of my 400 to 500 ft zoomed shots. This I was almost right under it.
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39. SVLover
3:41 PM GMT on February 10, 2013
WOW - perfect eagle portrait. Congrats, Gil! An outstanding animal series.
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38. suzi46
3:20 PM GMT on February 10, 2013
Gee Gil..I seemed to have missed this Regal Beauty..looks like he should have a crown on his head!!! just perfect..big AC congrats!! :)
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37. gilg72
2:48 AM GMT on February 07, 2013
Thank you very much Freebird, and Susan for your great comments. Much appreciated.
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36. got2dogs
7:44 AM GMT on February 06, 2013
WOW! great capture - love the natural setting!! seems most of the bird shots I get they're up on a high voltage pole!! such a gorgeous shot of such a gorgeous bird!!
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35. freebird76
6:04 AM GMT on February 06, 2013
Gil, my friend this is breathtaking photography in the real time. I am proud for you and this super shot. I say this with joy and gladness for you, I ENVY YOU KNOW THAT I HAVE VIEWED SUCH A GREAT SHOT.! You the man!
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34. gilg72
11:10 PM GMT on February 05, 2013
Thank you much Randall, and Sharon for your nice comments.
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33. nanapoo
5:59 PM GMT on February 05, 2013
Woo Hooooo Gil....what a fantastic eagle shot! Bet you peed your pants :) LOL...I would have!! AC Congrats! A marvelous series!
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32. Bluesmaster
4:24 AM GMT on February 05, 2013
Terrific capture Gil, AC congrats!
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31. gilg72
4:19 AM GMT on February 05, 2013
Thankk you much Larisa, Relish, and JenDen, for your grreat comments.
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30. JenDen
3:43 AM GMT on February 05, 2013
Magnificent, Gil! Congrats on the shot and the well-deserved AC.
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29. relishthejourney
12:10 AM GMT on February 05, 2013
Outstanding shot!!! Congrats on the well-deserved blue border!
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28. lorik
9:47 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
LOVE it!
Congrats Gil!!!!!!!:-)
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27. gilg72
9:08 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Wow! Thank you all so very much for all your great comments on my photos. Very much appreciated.
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26. novembergale
8:47 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Wonderful shot Gil! Congratulations!!!
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25. Biskitten
6:46 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Fantastic capture - AC congrats, Gil!
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24. kristinarinell
6:20 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
awesome catch, Gil! Congratulations!
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23. Doesiedoats
3:36 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Got yourself a good one this time! He's
standing up nice and proud, just as he
should.

Congratulations on your new AC.
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22. BEME
3:04 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
W@W GIL!!! I AM SO VERY HAPPY FOR YOU!!! WHAT A BEAUTIFUL EAGLE A/C!!!! There is NOTHING! like the thrill of discovering one,and then,to add even more excitement and happiness,,the opportunity to take photos of it up close,in it's own environment,,and as extra icing on the cake,,they/it stays and poses for you as long as you like!!! Guess you'll have to get back out that way sometime in the next couple months,see if you find a nest in the area!
CONGRATULATIONS MY FRIEND!!! THank you for contacting me!!!!! SO COOL!!! :)-Mindi
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21. BEME
3:01 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
W@W GIL!!! I AM SO VERY HAPPY FOR YOU!!! WHAT A BEAUTIFUL EAGLE A/C!!!! There is NOTHING! like the thrill of discovering one,and then,to add even more excitement and happiness,,the opportunity to take photos of it up close,in it's own environment,,and as extra icing on the cake,,they/it stays and poses for you as long as you like!!! Guess you'll have to get back out that way sometime in the next couple months,see if you find a nest in the area!
CONGRATULATIONS MY FRIEND!!! THank you for contacting me!!!!! SO COOL!!! :)-Mindi
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20. pegpics
2:47 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Great eagle pic!!!...a fantastic tree pic...a most lovely palette...congrats on AC!
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19. Nikongranny
2:07 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Nice catch! Congratts and 10 from SW Iowa
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18. JDA
2:06 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Beautiful shot Gil. Congrats on the AC!
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17. snosno
1:27 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Congrats on this fantastic shot, Gil!!
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16. jth523
12:42 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
As others said, very regal pose. Fantastic shot congrats!
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15. line
12:04 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
oh my, this is amazing. what a regal one!!
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14. Railheel
11:47 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Wonderful shot Gil, congrats on the blue.
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13. gardner48197
11:44 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Wow, awesome find, Gil, Congrats!!
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12. Kennebunker
10:49 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Wow, Gil! You had a SUPER Sunday! Kudos to you, and congratulations on this extra special Blue Border recognition. Whoo Hoo!
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11. CalicoBass
9:34 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Wow, great capture Gil, Congrats!
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10. gilg72
7:05 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Thank you very much Kat for your great comment.
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9. ColoradoKat
6:57 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
NICE shot, Gil! He looks like he's posing for
you! Congratulations on your new Blue!
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8. gilg72
6:36 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Thank you very much Eileen, Donna, Talkingrock, Dorothy, Wakejumper, Steve & Heidrun, for all your great comments.

Thank you Approvers for the blue on my Eagle.
Much appreciation to all.
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7. trailhiker44
6:22 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Regal and majestic !
Terrific shot, Gil !
CONGRATULATIONS !!!
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6. backwardguy
6:00 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Fantastic shot Gil!
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5. Wakejumper20
5:43 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Nice shot!
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4. Willow13
5:31 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Very regal!!
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3. Talkingrock
3:33 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Beautiful, looks like he's posing:)
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2. catilac
3:01 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Fantastic shot Gil, lucky you!! I am jealous!!
UPDATE: Congratulations, well deserved!
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1. YouKnowWho
2:57 AM GMT on February 04, 2013
Oh wow, this is a real beauty!
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