Juvenile White-Tailed Sea Eagle in Flight… and The World According to Dina!

Juvenile white-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in flight

A new gallery with a selection of my bird images is now available on my Web site (feel free to go check it out, if you feel like it!): among other bird shots, it includes several images from my trip to Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s largest island, where in the winter numerous white-tailed sea eagles, Steller’s sea eagles and red-crowned cranes congregate to hunt for fish.

This image of a juvenile white-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in flight is one of those rare moments that make the day of a wildlife photographer, when everything comes together just the way you wanted/hoped for! The sea eagle is tack sharp, it has got the fish in its claws, the entire wingspan (which, at over 2 mt/6.5 ft, makes them the fourth largest eagles in the world!) fits just perfectly within the vertical shot with no clipped feathers, and the eagle looked back at just the perfect time: man, what do you want more? 🙂

Also, a selection of Arctic and Subarctic images of mine has been published in the wonderful, inspirational, educational blog The World According to Dina, that revolves around pretty much everything having to do with the North of the world and her beautiful home country, Norway: please do yourselves a favor and pay my gracious hostess Dina (whom I wholeheartedly thank for inviting me as a guest author!) a visit and check out for yourselves how magical a place her blog is and how masterfully she juxtaposes her beautiful photographs with just the perfect quotes to go with them!

If you would like to see more images of mine, feel free to browse my Galleries.

As per my copyright notice, please respect my work and do not download, reproduce or use the image above without first seeking my consent. Thank you :-)


20 thoughts on “Juvenile White-Tailed Sea Eagle in Flight… and The World According to Dina!

  1. Dina

    Thank you so much for introducing me, dear Stefano! I’m totally overwhelmed with the response to the post about you, I have never experienced anything like this. “You rock my blog”, as a lovely lady commented. 🙂 It’s true pleasure to host you and I’m so glad we decided to do this. There’s so much, so many possibilities out there in the www if we see and seize the opportunity. I find this most inspiring and thank you from the bottom of my ♥!!
    Big hug Dina

    Holy gorgeousness! I like that expression, Whiskeytangofoxtrot, that sums it up pretty well I suppose! 🙂

    1. Stefano Post author

      My dearest Dina, thank *you* for so graciously having me as a guest on your magical blog! It has been a phenomenal experience and I have to say that I have been impressed myself by the overwhelming reaction that the post has had and the extent of the interaction with your readers: really wonderful!
      Thank you once again for making all of this happen! 🙂

  2. ChgoJohn

    The new gallery is probably my favorite. So many beautiful shots of the eagles and the capture in this post is stunning. I enjoyed your guest post, too. Sort of a “Best of ..” 🙂

    1. Stefano Post author

      Thank you, Heather: I was actually on the deck of a boat when I took this photograph – man, it was freezing cold I remember, but awesome nonetheless! 🙂

  3. Selma

    Dear Stefano
    what a breathtaking capture you are presenting us – I like it a lot! Your new gallery is great. Thank you so much for guest appearance on The World according to Dina, it’s a pleasure working together with you.
    Fayriedust ##### and a big hug ♥
    Selma Bookfayrie

    1. Stefano Post author

      Dear Selma,
      Thank you for your kind words and for stopping by: I am excited as this is my first comment from a fairy!!! 🙂 I thank you and Dina for having me over at your wonderful blog, it has been wonderful!
      Have a wonderful vacation and enjoy your time together!
      One big hug right back at you, dear Bookfayrie! 🙂

  4. Siri

    It’s a beautiful capture of the eagle, Stefano! Thanks for spending so much time taking care of the wonderful post on The World according to Dina.
    We all appreciate it very much!
    Big hug and fayriedust for you ####
    Siri Bookfayrie

    1. Stefano Post author

      Dear Siri,
      Today must be my lucky day for having not one but two fairies come by my blog and leave such nice comments! You sure made me very happy! 🙂
      And it has been a pleasure being your guest on your and Dina’s blog, just like responding to all those great comments over there!
      A big hug to you too, dear Siri-Bookfayrie! 🙂

    1. Stefano Post author

      Thank you, Oliver, and you are right: now I have dropped the mask and forsaken anonymity! Kind of like knowing who Spiderman is… 😉 Thanks for your kind words. 🙂


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