Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/05/22

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Subject: [Leica] RE: Doug Herr & Rick Dykstra's Bird Pictures
From: abridge at (Adam Bridge)
Date: Sun May 22 09:16:46 2005
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I'm not certain where you are but in the Altamont Pass area - actually
a bit south of the windfarm - there is what I believe to be the
largest nesting area of golden eagles in the United States. Between
the open hills and the numbers of ground squirrels it's a perfect
hunting location.

Doug can probably tell you better.


On 5/22/05, Jim Christie <> wrote:
> Doug, thanks for posting your beautiful bird pictures. Between you and 
> Rick,
> I am really inspired to try my hand at the birds. I've long had this
> admiration for the elegance and beauty of eagles, but have not gone to find
> and photograph them, given that I do not have extremely long lenses.
> However, with your encouragement and examples I guess it's really up to me
> to get out there and try.
> I know Alaska has an abundant supply of Eagles, but since I live in 
> northern
> California I'd like to find a closer location. I understand Clamouth Falls
> is a natural wintering spot for Eagles and that's not to far from here. It
> is basically on the California and Oregon border. It may be too late to
> catch them this year, but I'm going to try it next winter. In the meantime,
> I think I'd better get out there and start practicing on other bird
> subjects.
> Thanks to both Rick and Doug for sharing such beautiful images. I've got a
> lot to learn. - Jim Christie
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