Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle’s Nictitating Membrane

Bald eagles, like other birds of prey have incredible eyesight. To keep their vision sharp, bald eagles clean their eyes with the help of an inner eyelid called nictitating membrane. Besides protection, the membrane keeps the eye moist and clean of dust. It slides horizontally from left to right every three to four seconds. And, [...]

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Bald Eagle – Portrait

Cool fact: The bald eagle can achieve speeds between 20 to 40 mph in normal flight and can dive at over 100 mph.
This frame was taken in a controlled situation. It seems the bird was slightly hurt at one of the wings.
They make very good subjects when picturing them in formal portraiture.

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