Photo: Eagle Portrait With Talons

An Amercian Bald Eagles Portrait, sitting on drift wood showing its talons.

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Eagle Portrait With Talons
Vertical portrait photo of an bald eagle sitting on a tree, hold by its talons.

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Photo showing a portrait if a bald eagle with its yellow talons. Each Eagle Talon is powerful, sharp and long, and can exert approximately 1,000 pounds of pressure per square inch in each foot. The eagle talon is used for either holding on to its perch or when it swoops down to pick up fish. The bald eagle can generally carry approx 5 pounds or 2.26 kilograms in its talons.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1DS, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/400 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 370mm.

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