Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

Both the bald eagles on the 520 bridge

Heading out of Seattle, we spotted some wildlife... There are two burnished and coloured copper sculptures by the reed beds in Lake Washington as you get close to the end of the bridge. I've been trying to get good photos of them for years.I like the way the U Wash stadium in the background looks like chess knights poised for battle...
Bald eagle on Lake Washington (2)

I just upgraded from the Casio Exilim FC100 to the FC150 for the extra high-speed modes (and (I think) more manual options though I haven't found many more yet) and traffic was slow so I had another go at snapping them as we passed - and caught the bald eagle perched on the top in much more detail (in some of the shots you can see the white tailfeathers...
Bald eagle on Lake Washington - detail

And then we looked up to see the other bald eagle on the streetlight...
Bald eagle on Lake Washington (36)
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