I went to Conowingo Dam for shooting some bald eagles this morning. Did not see much activities of eagles. However, the cormorants were very active. I’ve seen bald eagles fighting for the prize (fish) in the mid air many times in the past and it […]
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A Pair of Bald Eagles
I went to Conowingo Dam again yesterday with hope to see and photograph bald eagles in action of catching fish from the water. It was no such luck probably because of too much water through the dam causing turbulent current and high turbidity water. Nevertheless, […]
The Fighting Bald Eagles
We returned to Conowingo Dam two days ago to shoot the bald eagles in action. I think it’s their nature once they see one catching the fish out of the water, the pursue begins.
Conowingo Bald Eagles – 2017.12.1.
Conowingo Dam on lower Sesquehanna River is located in northeastern Maryland, about 90 miles from Washington, DC. Each year in November through December there are a number of migrating bald eagles from the north joining the resident eagles, not unusual to have a total of […]
Time to Build Nest …
Three weeks ago, I took this bald eagle picture flew over my head toward the electrical transmission tower carrying a big tree branch for nest building. It’s a rare sight other than snatching fish from the water. I remember I posted a similar picture last […]
Bald Eagle Catching Fish, Again
An adult bald eagle weighs 10-14 pounds and it’s amazing that it can lift a fish up to four pounds from the water and sometimes with only one powerful talons. It’s a challenge and also fun to capture (with camera) what they capture. No wonder so many […]
Eye to Eye
Can I swallow the whole thing? I’ll try my best!
Conowingo Bald Eagles
For some reasons as it gets closer to Thanksgiving holidays bald eagles start to gather below Conowingo dam in hundreds and so do the nature photographers in hundreds as well. I arrived the place at 7:30 am last Friday and there must be at least […]
Cormorant Caught A Fish ….
While shooting bald eagles below Conowingo Dam last Friday, I noticed a cormorant dived and caught a big fish. After struggling for few minutes to swallow the whole fish, he(she) took off.
A Juvenile Bald Eagle
A juvenile bald eagle enjoying his/her sashimi breakfast on the tree
Being opportunists, bald eagles seem to enjoy stealing fish from others more than catching from the water by themselves. It’s exciting to watch and challenging to capture with the camera.