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Bold eagle © Klaus Nigge, Germany.
Finalist 2017, Animal Portraits. From Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
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The back story from Lens Culture:

After several days of constant rain, the bald eagle was soaked to the skin. Named after its conspicuous but fully-feathered white head (bald derives from an old word for white), it is an opportunist, eating various prey—captured, scavenged or stolen—with a preference for fish. At Dutch Harbor on Amaknak Island in Alaska, USA, bald eagles gather to take advantage of the fishing industry’s leftovers. Used to people, the birds are bold. “I lay on my belly on the beach surrounded by eagles,” says Klaus. “I got to know individuals, and they got to trust me.”

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