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Old Tuesday 30th April 2019, 21:22   #1
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Spotted a Golden Eagle

Hello,

So, I was out fishing today, and I was watching some of the birds while I was fishing. A lot of small birds. Still working on identifying some of them. then, on the way home, I see this MASSIVE Golden Eagle fly about 50 feet in front of my car. It roosted on a nearby tree on the side of the road.

I wanted to stop and take a picture of it, but I couldn't because I was already going 65 mph on a highway. It wouldn't be safe to stop.

I wish I could have gotten a picture. Oh well.

It was still AWESOME to see.

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Old Wednesday 1st May 2019, 02:33   #2
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Good spot. Keep thinking about them ! You'll Start seeing more of them




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Old Friday 3rd May 2019, 23:11   #3
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I have heard of birders that, whilst driving along, spot an interesting bird, after which, having had their attention diverted from the traffic, had to go to the morgue for a little while.
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Old Sunday 5th May 2019, 22:58   #4
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@Earnest lad, that's exactly why I said I did not stop to take a picture. It wouldn't have been safe.
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Old Saturday 11th May 2019, 15:05   #5
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@Earnest lad, that's exactly why I said I did not stop to take a picture. It wouldn't have been safe.
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You are quite correct in your assertion. I perceive now from carefully perusing the wording of post, that no malpractice was undertaken on your part. May I kindly proffer an unreserved apology for my error.
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Old Saturday 11th May 2019, 20:36   #6
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@Earnest lad, I accept your apology and forgive you.

All I was doing was just saying that it would not have been safe to stop. I actually had no intention of asserting anything. I was just restating the facts.

Again, it is okay. I accept your apology.

Good luck with your birding,

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Old Monday 13th May 2019, 21:19   #7
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Dear Jared
Thank you so much for your kind response and forgiveness.
In regard to my comments, well, these were somewhat "tongue in cheek" and meant to be humorous. My first ever White Storks were seen from a moving vehicle. Also, I have never seen a Golden Eagle, but would dearly love to see one.
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Old Tuesday 14th May 2019, 12:59   #8
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@Earnest lad, Ive seen a few golden eagles in my area. If I can get a picture of a wild one, I'll show it to you if you would like.

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Old Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:53   #9
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Hi Jared
That would be so kind - If you get a photo I would dearly like to see it please
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Old Saturday 25th May 2019, 18:33   #10
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Here is your Eagle picture. This is not a Golden Eagle, but I seized the moment to get this. This is a Bald Eagle. It was circling above my house while I was mowing the lawn.

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Old Wednesday 4th September 2019, 20:36   #11
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Help identifying bird

I have been photographing 2 eagles in North Georgia (USA) for some time. I recently saw them chasing a new bird and am trying to identify it. I have attached a photo and would appreciate any help. thanks
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Looks like 2 adults and a juvenile Bald Eagle
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The National emblem i believe...

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