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Dan Drost | all galleries >> July 2010 Trips - Glacier Bay NP, Chena Hot Springs, Denali NP & Togiak NWR, AK >> July 2010 Trip - Gustavus & Glacier Bay Natl Park, AK >> Glacier Bay National Park Trip Notes > July 4 Gustavus, Alaska - Fourth of July Parade and Bald Eagles
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July 4 Gustavus, Alaska - Fourth of July Parade and Bald Eagles

We had arrived on an Alaska Air flight from Washington DC Reagan Airport, thru Seattle, thru Juneau and then on to Gustavus around 5:00pm the night of July 3rd. It was a long day of flying!

We spent the 4th of July photographing Bald Eagles along the Icy Passage Gustavus Dock area and watching the great Gustavus July 4th parade. For a small town, they turn out three fire trucks and a small group of floats and other vehicles. It was great to see Gustavus celebrate our nations Birthday!

We spent two nights at the Gustavus Inn and rented a car for the 4th of July to give us mobility with our camera equipment.

Camera equipment used: Gitzo 3540LS Tripod, Wimberly Gimbal Tripod Head, (2) Nikon D2X Camera Bodies, AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED Lens, AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens, Nikon D2X, AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED Lens, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR Lens, Nikon AF-S Teleconvertor TC-14EII, (3) spare EN-EL4A Li-On Battery Packs, Multiple 4Gb and 8Gb Lexar Professional CompactFlash Cards

Here is a photograph of Two Bald Eagles in the conifer trees near the Gustavus Icy Passage dock.

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