Charles F. Littlewood | Eagles, Hawks and other Raptors | _MG_0082 War Paint

Photo Info

Dimensions2604 x 2202
Original file size2.56 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken30-Oct-12 11:18
Date modified6-Nov-12 13:07
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Focal length840 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/2500 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 500
Metering modePattern
_MG_0082 War Paint

_MG_0082 War Paint

The underside of the Immature Bald Eagle shows the "war paint" of the bird that is younger that four years old.

The "training feathers" are seen on the trailing edge of the wing. Slightly longer than the adult plummage -the extended lenght aids lift.