Heading Up

© Hal Bambrick

Heading Up

Uploaded: March 10, 2010


Caught Archie bringing in what looks like a Coot yesterday.He was coming in low and flapping hard to get up to the nest with it.He made it and the "little Ones" were impressed with some wing flaps and a lot of noise!.I`ll be back to comment later as I`m heading there to see what`s going on!.Captured at F/8,1/1250,Iso800,400mm,Ugly Overcast!.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90


Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe March 10, 2010

He looks determined here.
You always give the best of archie and family Hal.
Bravo! #1246958

Carol Eade level-addict March 10, 2010

Look at the determination in his eyes...terrific capture, Hal! #8444930

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 10, 2010

Look at that wingspan what a beauty!! #8444937

Ron McEwan March 10, 2010

I bet they will be glad when the young ones start getting their own food. It must be a real job by now. #8445042

Julie Burnett March 10, 2010

Fantastic capture, Hal!! #8445050

Jack Ryan March 10, 2010

Excellent capture...both yours and Archie's. Nicely done. #8445065

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Another great one Hal! Jeff #8445075

Bonnie C. Lackey March 10, 2010

So Papa got to leave the nest! You are going to miss this family terribly when it's time for them to fly away. #8445336

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Outstanding clarity and timing, Hal. Great capture. #8445415

Melissa G. Meiselman March 10, 2010

Fantastic shot of this bird in flight, Hal!! #8445469

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Archie never rests...and the young ones are always happy to see another meal! Wonderful shot, Hal...love your commentary! #8445495

Kathleen Brennan March 10, 2010

Wow! Amazing in flight capture of Archie providing for his family! #8445570

Tiia Vissak March 10, 2010

a cool scene! #8445580

Ken R. Frischkorn March 10, 2010

Hal, Fantastic photo of Archie I love your eagle photos. #8445731

Mike Clime March 10, 2010

Looks like a feast for them with that catch! #8445787

Renata Gusciora March 10, 2010

Fantastic capture with great timing,Hal! #8445873

Jyri Vissak March 10, 2010

Beautiful composition! Well done. #8445984

Karen Bacon March 10, 2010

A fantastic capture Hal!This looks so exciting to see! #8446011

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 10, 2010

Wow, cool capture.....coot huh? LOL Hope you had a great day with the eagles! #8446036

John Connolly March 10, 2010

Nice work here Hal, Archie never looked so good!
I hope the eagles co-operated with you earlier today! #8446085

Kerry Hill March 10, 2010

Wow, fantastic in flight capture with fabulous details Hal!! #8446144

Jack Gaskin March 10, 2010

Great Capture Archie is DEATH FROM ABOVE for sure.

Happy Shooting Jack #8446160

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 10, 2010

Cool capture, love those extra legs hanging down. #8446204

Gord MacEachern March 10, 2010

I didn't think they were Archies Legs LOL..
Super capture as usual Hal!! #8446252

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Another great capture. Sure does show their prowess in the capturing department, that is for sure. Great job. #8446418

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Outstanding capture in every way, Hal!!! #8446455

Michelle Alton March 10, 2010

What an incredible catch, Hal! I thought it was a mutant crature. #8446464

Julianne Bradford March 10, 2010

Wonderful capture Hal! #8446621

Freddy Bland March 10, 2010

Bravo, Hal! Excellent capture...and can't wait to hear the rest of the story! He's magnificent! #8446741

Dick W. Wyatt March 11, 2010

He seems to be saying--"look at me kids"
Well done.

It's raing here now (4:30 AM) maybe rain all morning. #8446864

Maria A. Gonzalez March 11, 2010

Excellent action shot and wing span of Archie...Hal...I'm coming,I'm coming he seems to be saying...Well done.. #8447162

Linda A. Braddock level-classic March 11, 2010

Hal, Beautiful Capture, they are such good parents!! It is raining here now at 12:00pm. #8448159

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 12, 2010

Awesome detail and in-flight capture, Hal!! #8449730

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic March 13, 2010

Fantastic capture of Archie, Hal! Love it! #8453054

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