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No matter how often I see or photograph Bald Eagles I am always struck by their majestic presence.  Perhaps it is because they are our nation's symbol of freedom.  Flying free, or perched waiting for feeding time, Bald Eagles present a wonderful photo opportunity and visual experience.  Many times I am being watched by an eagle long before I am able to spot it.  Their eyesight is among the best of all birds and animals.<br />
	Using an extreme telephoto lens and a tolerant eagle allowed me to make this image.  While around eagles I am constantly aware on how fragile our ecosystem is and how my presence, if not careful, can alter the eagle's behavior.