fbpixel

Fox Eagle confrontation


Posted by TerryWSmith on Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:02 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Reply to topic  
 First unread post  | 6 posts | 
Image
One of the most unexpected scenarios I have ever witnessed. The Eagle landed right near the foxes hoping to snag a scrap of rabbit. The Vixen confronted the Eagle and convinced it to leave.

CANON 1DMKIV, CANON 300 F2.8, ISO 400, 1/800, F8
Terry W Smith
CANON GEAR-24/7

User avatar
Posted by:
TerryWSmith
Forum Contributor
Location: Oregon
Posts: 2457
Joined: 22 Feb 2012
Connect with me:

   

by SantaFeJoe on Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:06 pm
User avatar
SantaFeJoe
Forum Contributor
Posts: 6775
Joined: 28 Jan 2012
Member #:01817
Amazing scenario to witness and even better to capture the scene!!! Congratulations on making the most of it.

Joe
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.  -Pablo Picasso
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:58 am
User avatar
Cynthia Crawford
Moderator
Posts: 12644
Joined: 10 Jun 2006
Location: Vermont
Member #:00733
Wow- an amazing sight to have captured. Glad the fox stood it's ground- against a formidable rival.
Cynthia (Cindy) Crawford-Moderator, Photo & Digital Art
web site: http://www.creaturekinships.net
"If I Keep a Green Bough in My Heart, the Singing Bird Will Come"  Chinese Proverb
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:03 am
User avatar
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator
Posts: 59132
Joined: 22 Aug 2003
Location: Bucks, UK. In tune with Nature.
Member #:00067
Wonderful capture of the interaction between these two, Terry! The eagle trying to make itself look as big and threatening as possible, and the fact that we can see those menacing eyes over the stance of the vixen defending her meal. Great image! Well done!

Carol.
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator.


"When the power of love is greater than the love of power,
the world will know peace"....Jimi Hendrix.

NSN0067
 

by Paul Fusco on Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:10 am
Paul Fusco
Forum Contributor
Posts: 4442
Joined: 22 Aug 2003
Location: CT
Very cool image!
The lens was just right too. A longer telephoto may not have carried the DOF.

Paul
Paul J. Fusco
NSN 0120


NSN Portfolio
http://www.naturescapes.net/portfolios/ ... ?cat=10317
 

by david fletcher on Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:14 pm
User avatar
david fletcher
Lifetime Member
Posts: 19198
Joined: 24 Sep 2004
Location: UK
Member #:00525
Brilliant action and sighting Terry. Brave Fox that. Have seen them take on an eagle and end up being the lunch. Thanks for sharing and congrats on the EP
Make your life spectacular!
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by:  
6 posts | 

People Who Like This:
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group