National Geographic : 1961 Jan
KODACHROMESBY FREDERICKKENTTRUSLOWW NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Landing gear down, tail and wing feathers spread as brakes, father comes in for a landing. When mother was fishing, he occupied a favorite perch 50 feet from the nest, but every half hour or so he left it to check his offspring. His wingspread approaches seven feet. Hungry Blackie cranes a neck to follow a parent circling over head with a fish clutched in one foot. Ten weeks old, the eaglet displays juvenal plumage, the tail feathers not fully developed. Brownie, as a rule, kept out of the sun and remained quiet.