It’s Not Just For Little Birds!

Today’s post is the first, of many, from the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, located along Lake Erie in northern Ohio. Magee Marsh is well known for a stopover location for migrating warblers in the spring. These warblers are small, especially in comparison to this bald eagle’s nest that is located at the western entrance to the Magee Marsh boardwalk! Here are a few of my favorite images:

Bald Eagle and it

Keeping a close eye on the nest:

Bald Eagle near it's nest

Calling to it’s mate:

Adult Bald Eagle near the nest

Adult Bald Eagle near it's nest

The large nest:

Bald Eagle nest

In upcoming posts, I will be featuring the subject of this recent photo trip … the migrating warblers of Magee Marsh! I photographed many new, “life” birds at this location and I’m still working on identification of some!

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D Mark 2 body
  • Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-5.6 IS lens, shot from 210mm to 400mm
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 200
  • Aperture f/5.6
  • Shutter 1/800 sec to 1/1600 sec.



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