Posted by: Debra LaValley | May 26, 2019

May 26, 2019

DSC_9166

The Nest is Hopping

The local eagle nest is hopping with activity lately. This weekend, I saw that there are two eaglets! I am so happy that this year – I have such a great view of the nest! I take the photos from the comfort of my car. Yes – my car! There is an awesome view. Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought that I could be so close to a bald eagle’s nest.

In the photo above, I was watching one of the eaglets who was looking out from the front of the nest. All of a sudden, it looked intently in the distant and screeched. I knew one of the parents must be coming in and sure enough, the female arrived with a gray squirrel for lunch! (See top photo.)

DSC_9165

Yesterday – was my first visual of two eaglets. I have only been noticing one – so was thrilled to find out that there were two. Another birder stopped by and told me he saw two – so I was glad I was able to see them too. They grow so quickly. The photos below were taking today.

DSC_9262

DSC_9142

I feel so blessed to watch this particular eagle pair and their young. I have been watching them for 5 seasons. It is just so wonderful that bald eagles have made such a comeback. The proud mom seen below. I didn’t get a clear shot of the bands – but I do believe it is her (Orange C/K). She has a black mark on her band which I believe I did see.

DSC_9333


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: