Monday, June 6, 2016

Our Eagles Are Back

We awakened at about 6:00 AM to a great commotion out back. Norma went to the back door to investigate and found two eagles, a male and a female, in the tree right behind the house vocalizing like crazy. By the time she came to get me and the camera, one of them had left and the other, having made her point, was quiet. She posed for me for some time when another female pounced on her and knocked her off her branch! Both combatants flew off in opposite directions. It may have been a marital dispute or maybe something else but they have not been back.

I hope this means they are nesting somewhere on the slope behind us. I will have to watch and listen for them.


6 comments:

  1. Now how cool is that! It'll be fun keeping tabs on them. Maybe you can give us updates. Do you think it is a love nest?

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    1. It might have been a "Love Nest"!

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  2. So nice that you actually got a picture, love it !

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    1. They were very close! That branch almost reaches the house.

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  3. A great shot of a beautiful bird. And to think that not long ago they were an endangered species.

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    1. I am always amazed at how large these birds are. The adults can have a wingspan of seven feet!

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