A juvenile looking for opportunities as daylight is fading. When excited they will raise their crest, hence the other commonly used name – crested eagle. This individual was at ease and it crest-feathers were resting and only visible in profile.

Changeable is in fact a good name, as this species has two forms – one with crest and one without a crest. Some are also very dark. This is a changeable species indeed.

Elevation: 722 meters

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 3200
  • Shutter speed: 1/320 s

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