> Harpy Eagle (A very rare and hard to find bird)
Harpy Eagle (A very rare and hard to find bird)
Gareno Lodge Ecuador
Canon EOS 40D
Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/250s f/8.0 at 600.0mm iso400
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amazing original creative beautiful camera work
How lucky!! 15 years I've been traveling throughout the Neotropics and nada...
Excellent image of this iconic bird
Amazing capture of this prize bird. You are so lucky, tack and beautiful! V
Incredible, just incredible. I was lucky enough to see a female and chick at the nest in Venezuela, but love to see others experiences with Harpies as well. Great shot.
Gerald F. Peltier
Awesome capture Tom!
Fantastic capture Tom !!
I was looking through your galleries and found this one...just wow, if there is one image I wish was mine it is this one!! What an experience not just to see one of these but also get a great shot of it..Hope to stand on that muddy hill myself someday ;)! BIG VOTE!
It was all worth Tom!!!
I always want to cry when I see an image of this awesome bird... I got one nesting so close and for so long in Guyana... but I wasn't taking pictures back them and my camera was as good as a disposable!!! ... hope to go back there sometime...
Wonderful capture! Congratulations! - V -
One of my dream birds to see. Congratulations on your find!
A very beautiful strange looking bird. Like a cross between an eagle and owl. Great shot and excellent find! V
Beautiful Harpy Eagle with excellent detail, Tom! ~V~
An incredible shot of a very rare bird. This deserves a big vote, both for the quality of the photograph and the effort it took to get it.
You got him, though, Tom. An amazing creature.
...sounds like a walk in the park Tom...lol. Thanks for sharing some of your trekking stories and a Big Congrats on your capture...most stunning. It was worth every slip-slide and tumble...right.GMV
wow this is unbelievable - what a find! Tom, this is quite unique
Stunning Im so impressed I totally understand how rare these are, wish i could have joined you, he is magnificent!
Great capture; congratulations.
Excellent image. v
What a collosal effort Tom! You're description is so complete that I can just picture you struggling to set up your tripod and sliding down the muddy embankment while trying to take the shot. We photographers go to no end of trouble for a beautiful shot like this. Fantastic capture. Beautiful framing, details in the feathers, and composition.
Great catch! f
He looks almost human.... Great shot!! vote
carol j. phipps
Wow! has a human-look! Wonderful! V
Definitely worth the effort, Tom! A gorgeous shot of this Harpy. Excellent light and details. V!
A great shot of this unique bird, well worth the effort! Welcome back, Tom.
What a trip...at least you took 100 shots of it!
Wonderful!!! Your hardship and efforts paid off. Thanks for sharing this rare and beautiful bird. V.
Tom,sound's like some work went into this creation, but it was worth it great one~VOTED~
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography
Excellent catch, Vote.
WOW! How unusual and awesome..love it. V
Hope your vacation was great , welcome back and a perfect image on your return.
Excellent photo razor sharp.
Welcome back Tom.
Inspirational effort and fantastic shot of this rare raptor......
Debbie Blackburn Beierle
WELCOME HOME, Tom!! Extreme detail on this fine specimen! Great job as always!
Gayle P. Clement
I've heard about this eagle and never have seen a photo of one. Very well done! V
Welcome back, this is indeed a rare find, and an interesting bird. I've read that Ecuador is a bird rich enviroment, but didn't know it involved so much effort. I hope all you're excursions didn't involve this much work, and that you found some time to kick back and relax too. I'm anxiously waiting to see more from your trip.
Welcome back, Tom! Beautiful capture in a great setting. The eagle is fantastic. Vote
Excellent capture! V
Outstanding capture of this unusual eagle Tom! Well worth the effort! V
Congratulations on such a fine shot!
What a unique and wonderful shot!! I could tell the minute I saw it that it was not a bird that was very plentiful. At least I have never seen one before. His feet are interesting in and of themselves. Glad you're back and thank you for sharing this beautiful and rare creature. \/
wonderfulll and very special
Welcome back from your adventures Tom! This is a wonderful capture of this very striking and unusual bird!
A great shot with excellent details. I hope you have brought lots of interesting pics back with you. This is great!
So glad to see you back! Fantastic capture under such conditions..v
Congratulations on the eventual success! Really looks very unusual! V
Wow, and mega-congrats on an excellent photo and much sought-after bird! What a priceless moment. Great camera work under difficult conditions.
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik
Gorgeous shot! One you won't soon forget, and well worth the effort. L&S
You were certainly rewarded for your effort! It's a pleasure to see such a nice shot of this bird.
Bob D. Kaufman
Wow! This is one for the books! Big, big congratulations, Tom. v
fantastic capture of this impressive raptor; vote
Welcome back Tom.Amazing capture, worth all the effort...
Thanks for sharing..V.
Hank Vander Velde
Wel;come back Tom with a terrific image. Glad you persevered and thus give us a view of this beautiful, rare bird. V
Mike Loring Photography
Wow thanks great photo of a hard to capture subject
Jess. ( Lady.D.)
Fabulous shot Tom, I see you did not waste your time there. Looking forward to more great images...
Very cool Tom.Sound like fun.
Super image Tom...
Well worth the effort, voted
Fantastic find, Tom, and a great job of shooting in a difficult situation. This has wonderful detail, especially for such a dark setting. Terrific shot!
Welcome back, Tom. Beautiful capture of this rare Eagle from another part of the world.
The effort were well rewarded. GMV.
Great capture of this rare bird, Tom.
Worth all the effort! ~V~
Welcome back Tom. Wow, what an amazing capture. Great job on this one Tom. Walking all that distant i know why you didn't take your 500, definitely worth the effort.. GMV.
welcome back and a great image and a beauty of a harpy eagle.
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad
Nice tight crop of the Harpy. You are one lucky dude to get 100 shots of this guy. You must have used a 2.0x teleconverter on that 300? V