This was back in June. I was renting the 300/4 lens. Set up on my old Bogen tripod in the woods on the river bank - focused on the nest until all the young eagles came back to their home nest. They didn't stay but maybe 30 minutes. They were across the Cuyahoga River and railroad tracks near the Station Rd Bridge entrance to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. For me the lens performed very well, but is very heavy.

I enjoyed coming out and watching the eagles as they matured and it was very satisfying to see all three of them take flight finally. I was told a few weeks earlier that one had fallen on its first attempt to fly from a branch and was very glad to see it doing well.

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