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Don't you Come any Closer! (Kingston, Washington)

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ai savery on July 1, 2008

Hello Rob - thanks so much for your compliments! While we see soaring eagles fairly frequently on the outskirts of Seattle, they very rarely let you get this close. I'm sure that this one only lingered because of his crab. I've not been to Alaska, but judging from some of the photos I see of eagles up there, it seems as though they are more used to humans, as the shots seem quite close in. Either that or everyone up there owns mega-telephoto lenses ;D. Cheers, alicia

Kurt Jung on July 8, 2008

Das ist aber ein ganz hübsches Kerlchen Aber sicher

ai savery on July 24, 2008

Danke, Perm59 für Ihren Besuch und sehr freundliche Beobachtungen. Dieser Adler war in der Tat ein stattlicher Vogel, und ziemlich awe-inspiring an Größe. Bester Respekt vom Staat Washington, alicia

picsonthemove on July 31, 2008

Excellent shot, Congrats



ai savery on August 2, 2008

Greetings, Hamza and thank you for your kind words a visit from so far away! I will come and visit your gallery soon. -alicia

And picsonthemove - many thanks for the compliment. I'm glad you liked my eagle and crab 'catch.' Ciao, alicia

Sue Allen on October 7, 2008

Oh my goodness, he's so majestic and regal and fabulous and I love his trousers! If you're not an official wildlife photographer for National Geographic, it must only be because you don't want to be, that's all I can say. I'm astounded.

I was lucky enough to get right up close to a wedge tailed eagle, but he was in trouble and needed helping, he wasn't going about his life in such an awe inspiring way as this, and that's what shouts out of this photo...grandeur on a great scale! Wonderful!

Very best wishes to you, sorry if i go on a bit, I do when I'm enthusiastic about something.... Sue

ai savery on October 20, 2008

Sue you make me laugh - NG!!! Wouldn't that be a super job?!

I was only lucky with this eagle, as I had never before been so close to one, and never since. It was fortunate he was guarding his crab, otherwise he would have been off before I got down to the beach I'm sure. They rarely land so close in to the bluff, but rather stay out on the sand flats if they land at all. And yes, aren't his bloomers magnificent ;D? Best regards to you, alicia

Richard Ryer on October 25, 2008

Greetings Alicia, I think National Geographic will be contacting you about your eagle pictures. Very beautiful. Such an elegant bird of prey. Great shot here. Thanks for sharing.



ai savery on November 7, 2008

Oh! Did you already arrange it, Rich? I'm thrilled and await their call with great anticipation ;D. I would love to start another career and I can't think of a more exciting and rewarding one. Many thanks! -alicia

Jt Twigg on July 10, 2010

Amazing photo! Such a beautiful animal and great timing on your part.

ai savery on September 11, 2010

Greetings Twigg and thanks for the visit and compliment. Truly a beautiful bird, the timing...well, I wish I could say I only took one shot to get this ;-). Best, alicia

©JPix on October 18, 2010

what a monster! ;-) like

Best wishes Jasper

ai savery on January 1, 2011

They really can be very fierce looking - wouldn't want to be one of their targets ;-0. Thanks, Jasper for stopping by and your kind words. -alicia

Joel Skok on March 11, 2011

Exceptional¡ LIKE

vannemcfly on April 13, 2011


ai savery on May 8, 2011

Greetings, Joel - much belated but still appreciative of your visit. Glad you like this - it was also and exceptional moment that I won't forget.

And vannemcfly many thanks as well. They are truly magnificent birds. alicia

= I T I B A U M = on April 17, 2012

I like - YS! Greetings, Iti

Lady GooGoo La La on December 26, 2012

Hi water pants come in handy!


:~) Lady Goo Goo La La

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