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Eagle Emerges from the fog

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Haines is one of the perfect places to capture every image imaginable of Bald Eagles. The fog in the morning presents an eerie feel to the background of an image of a magnificent creature. Stock Image #20181114-11392672 Eagle Emerges from the fog was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle eatting a fish

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A bald eagle takes a bite off the piece of fish alongside the river in Alaska. Stock Image #20181103-11405098 Eagle eatting a fish was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Dominance

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Who’s gonna get it first? Two bald eagles display dominance as they fight over fish scraps outside of Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20181107-11242323 Eagle Dominance was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Eagle Attacking for prey

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle swoops down to attack another member of its species that is trying to catch some prey. Bald Eagles will act aggressive towards others of their species if they feel their prey is being stolen. Stock Image #20121112-164854 Eagle Attacking for prey was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Descending for a meal

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two Bald Eagles descend to the snowy shore edge to devour the fish they previously caught in the river. Stock Image #20181103-10595227 Descending for a meal was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Descending onto the shore

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Two Bald eagles descend onto the shore one with fresh prey in its talons. Stock Image #20181103-13270014 Descending onto the shore was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Denali Mountain Alaska

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This panorama showcases Denali Mountain in Alaska. Most panoramas require post processing “stitching” to create the image. Stock Image #20100917-211600 Denali Mountain Alaska was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Coming in

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A bald eagle soars towards us in the Bald Eagle preserve of Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20181107-13570184 Coming in was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Denali in Black and White

In Images by Matt Shetzer

It is rare that Denali is out for viewing as only 30% of visitors to Denali National Park see the mountain. After many attempts, I was fortunate enough to not only see it on a clear day, but to capture a perfect refection of the “Great One” as the sun painted it orange. The reflection pond near the end of the park road serves as a perfect location to capture not one but two images of the magnificent peak. Stock …

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Bryce National Park – Utah

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A panorama of the Rim Trail in Bryce National Park shows the vast expanse of the landmark. Stock Image #20100513-092150 Bryce National Park – Utah was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagles Soaring around Alaska

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Bald Eagles soar through the Bald Eagle Preserve of Haines, Alaska and allow photographers to capture unique images with the mountains in the background. Stock Image #20181107-14225788 Bald Eagles Soaring around Alaska was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagles flight in flight

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle prepares to attack its competitor that is trying to take its salmon from its talons. Stock Image #20181116-09453113 Bald Eagles flight in flight was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagles lifespan

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Bald Eagle’s have a lifespan of about 20 years in the wild. When they dive down in pursuit of their prey they can reach speeds of up to 99 miles per hour! Stock Image #20181116-12593542 Bald Eagles lifespan was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald eagles battle

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Preparing for the battle. Two bald eagles fight over prey in Haines, Alaska. Bald Eagles participate in altercations over prey or to establish dominance. Stock Image #20181117-11343733 Bald eagles battle was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Winged Reflection

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle’s wings are reflected on the Chilkat River as it soars above the water searching for prey. Stock Image #20181110-13131636 Bald Eagle Winged Reflection was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Takedown

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Don’t take my food! Bald Eagles will fight each other when they feel their prey is being compromised. Stock Image #20181103-13523014 Bald Eagle Takedown was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle swoops down

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A bald eagle swoops down to catch some salmon the Chilkat River of Haines, Alaska. Bald eagles have very powerful and strong beaks, but they are also gentle enough to groom their feathers and not break them. Stock Image #20181117-11574023 Bald Eagle swoops down was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle soars in the mist

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle soars through the fog searching for prey in Haines, Alaska. The Bald Eagle Preserve is home to thousands of these magnificent animals that we have the availability to photograph. Stock Image #20181114-14240750 Bald Eagle soars in the mist was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle skimming over the water

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle skims its wings along the water on its way out after a failed attempt at catching a fish. Bald Eagles mainly eat fish but will also feed on small animals as well. Stock Image #20181116-08364304 Bald Eagle skimming over the water was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Screaming

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle screeches while tearing apart a fresh catch from the Chilkat River. Stock Image #20181108-10023471 Bald Eagle Screaming was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Posing with prey

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Posing with prey – A Bald Eagle poses for the camera while holding its prey between its talons ready to eat it. Stock Image #20181114-11350945 Bald Eagle Posing with prey was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Looking on

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle looks out over the Bald Eagle Preserve watching all the goings on while he relaxes in the pines. Stock Image #20181119-13391899 Bald Eagle Looking on was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Meal time

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald eagle prepares to devour its next meal of fish after catching it on the river in Alaska. Stock Image #20181103-11040468 Bald Eagle Meal time was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle in flight with great feather detail

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A portrait of the side view of a Bald Eagle shows how large its wingspan is compared to its body length. Bald Eagles although large birds weigh up to only a mere 14 pounds. Their wingspan can reach up to 7.5 ft! Stock Image #20181116-09414644 Bald Eagle in flight with great feather detail was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle in the mountains

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A bald eagle soars through the clear blue sky of Haines, Alaska with the snow covered mountains in the background. Stock Image #20181107-11502257 Bald Eagle in the mountains was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Holding on

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle grabs a hold of the tree branch with its talons and balances while it folds its wings in from flying. Stock Image #20181110-10462304 Bald Eagle Holding on was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle in flight with blue mountains

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Bald Eagles are unmistakable birds from any angle. These birds have such a determined look in their eye when they soar around the sky. Stock Image #20181116-12593517 Bald Eagle in flight with blue mountains was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle Gathering

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Four Bald Eagles gather on an overturned snowy tree trunk in Alaska. Although not a high point in the trees, Bald Eagles enjoy relaxing on fallen tree limbs amidst the Bald Eagle Preserve. Stock Image #20181111-09320382 Bald Eagle Gathering was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Bald Eagle flying away with the catch

In Images by Matt Shetzer

One Bald Eagle soars away with its fresh catch while the others search for theirs in the river. Stock Image #20181111-09003141 Bald Eagle flying away with the catch was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Alaskan Beauty

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Panorama shows the vast beauty of the mountain range in Haines, Alaska. This breathtaking background supplies an amazing view to all photographs. Stock Image #20181115-15255780 Alaskan Beauty was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Alakan eagles gather in the snow

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Bald Eagles stand out against the snowy blizzard and snow settled on the ground in Haines, Alaska. We visit Alaska during its winter months so we have the opportunity to capture these amazing icons in a typical season. Stock Image #20181117-09184808 Alakan eagles gather in the snow was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Adult and Juvenile Bald Eagles fight

In Images by Matt Shetzer

An adult and a juvenile bald eagle swoop down to the Chilkat River to catch some prey in Haines, Alaska. At the bald eagle preserve we have the opportunity to watch the adults mentor the juvenile eagles and teach them the ropes of how to catch prey. Stock Image #20181117-12260672 Adult and Juvenile Bald Eagles fight was last modified: March 12th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Seconds from a catch

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Bald Eagle inflight descending from the sky in search of its next meal. Bald Eagles watch their prey from above and swoop down to catch it. They spread their talons right before they approach so they are prepared to capture their prey. Stock Image #20171128-11121661 Seconds from a catch was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Scarlet macaw with flowers

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Scarlet macaws eat mostly fruits, nuts and seeds. They also eat sodium packed dirt. Stock Image #20180401-06482724 Scarlet macaw with flowers was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Rufous-tailed hummingbird with red flower

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Rufous-tailed Hummingbirds (Amazilia tzacatl) typically live in open country, river banks, woodlands, and gardens. Stock Image #20180518-070131 Rufous-tailed hummingbird with red flower was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Yellow Eyelash Palm-pit viper

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Eyelash palm-pit viper comes in a wide array of color variations. They are often common in zoological exhibits. Stock Image #20180402-15044854 Yellow Eyelash Palm-pit viper was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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River otter in Alaska

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A close up of a river otter in Haines, Alaska. Stock Image #20171110-10054586 River otter in Alaska was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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White-faced capuchin relaxing

In Images by Matt Shetzer

White-faced capuchin monkeys have a typical lifespan of 15-20 years, but in captivity they can live up to 50 years! Stock Image #20180331-08334659 White-faced capuchin relaxing was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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White-faced capuchin in a tree

In Images by Matt Shetzer

White-faced capuchin monkeys are typically found in forests. They prefer primary or secondary forests. Stock Image #20180331-09445890 White-faced capuchin in a tree was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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What a long tongue

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Long-tongued nectar bat approaches a flower in search of nectar and pollen. Stock Image #20180402-17362428 What a long tongue was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Waiting to catch an insect

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Red-eyed tree frog sits poised on a tree limb waiting to catch an insect. Red-eyed tree frogs are insectivores, they eat crickets, moths, grasshoppers, flies and other insects. Stock Image #20180330-12513053 Waiting to catch an insect was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Waterfall of Iceland

In Images by Matt Shetzer

This perfect setting to catch this photograph can only be seen at Goðafoss, a stunning waterfall in Iceland. Stock Image #20160911-130129 Waterfall of Iceland was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Violet-tailed sylph with violet flower

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird approaches a violet flower looking to get a drink of nutrients. This is a male Violet-tailed sylph hummingbird. You can tell because only males have long feathers. Stock Image #20180517-16030778 Violet-tailed sylph with violet flower was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Violet-tailed sylph

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A female Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird is smaller than a male. The males have longer tail feathers. Stock Image #20180516-084758 Violet-tailed sylph was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Violet-tailed sylph tail feather view

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A side view of a Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird shows how the male’s tail feathers are longer than their body. Stock Image #20180517-134044 Violet-tailed sylph tail feather view was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Violet-tailed Sylph with purple and blue tail feathers

In Images by Matt Shetzer

Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbirds are similar to long-tailed sylph hummingbirds, but their tail feathers are different colors. Violet-Tailed sylphs have purple tail feathers with blue tips, whereas long-tailed sylphs have blue or teal tail feathers. Stock Image #20180518-081749 Violet-tailed Sylph with purple and blue tail feathers was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Violet-Sylph ready to drink from an orange flower

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A lone Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird(Aglaiocercus coelestis) approaches an orange flower ready to dive into its sweet nutrients. Violet-tailed Sylphs occasionally cling to their source of food, and mostly travel alone. They live in areas of up to 7,000 feet of elevation. Hummingbirds are common in many places, but the Violet-tailed Sylphs are only found in Colombia and Ecuador. Stock Image #20180517-124613 Violet-Sylph ready to drink from an orange flower was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird in Ecuador

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird drinks from an orange flower in the Tandayapa Valley of Ecuador. Stock Image #20170508-152410 Violet-tailed Sylph hummingbird in Ecuador was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer

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Two Scarlet Macaws

In Images by Matt Shetzer

A pair of Scarlet macaws sit in a tree in Cost Rica. Scarlet Macaws are the national bird of Honduras. The scarlet macaw has suffered from local extinction due to habitat destruction and capture for parrot trade. Stock Image #20180331-09062797 Two Scarlet Macaws was last modified: February 11th, 2019 by Matt Shetzer