Juvenile Eagle along the Potomac

Equipment Info
ILCE-9
560mm / f/9 / 1/1000 sec. / ISO 1600
State/Province/Region
Virginia
Nearest Area
Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Belle Haven Marina
Town
Old Town Alexandria, VA
Brief Directions

From the boat launch, go south towards the first small island along the river.

Notes

Photo taken handheld from a kayak.

Description

Juvenile eagle perched on a log on the water's edge on the Potomac River. This eagle is recently fledged, and has one sibling. The eagles recently lost their favorite tree to a severe thunderstorm and are often now found along the waterline on fallen trees.

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Date Added
July 23, 2019
Date Taken
June 7, 2019