A Big Year - Birds 2021

Challenge #13 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by OSP2017.
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Capture and display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2021. Please respect the birds and their environment; a good guide to ethical bird photography can be found here: https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/audubons-guide-ethical-bird-photography
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Bald Eagle taking flight
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I waited him out for him to launch off a perch. Was able to get really close with nice light
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Submitted: Monday, 21st June, 2021 21:19 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 25th April, 2021
Focal length: 500 mm
Shutter speed: 1/3200 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 280
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