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haliaeetus leucocephalus

  1. You can't see me; I'm under cover!

    You can't see me; I'm under cover!

    If you study the tree on the right closely, you should be able to find the Bald Eagle that the Western Gulls had chased into hiding. He's just diving into the safety of the tree.
  2. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Was later joined by mate at sunset.
  3. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Different view.
  4. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Not too concerned about my proximity.
  5. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Wasn't expecting a bald eagle
  6. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Display to keeps crows away
  7. Bald Eagle v American Crow

    Bald Eagle v American Crow

    Quite a large crow to fend off for breakfast. Several Bald Eagles on this deer carcass and a couple of crows.
  8. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    One of an astonishing 52 Bald Eagles tallied passing over the Cape May hawk watch viewing platform that day. Exact ageing can be tricky, but this immature type is usually called "sub-adult II." It still has a dark head with some white mottling and a mottled belly. Note also the uneven...
  9. Imm Bald eagle

    Imm Bald eagle

    Intent on scouting out the evening meal just over the lake.
  10. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Our national emblem, this imposing full adult looks out imperiously from a perch over Crane Creek. Not really "bald" but white-headed, this species has increased markedly as a breeding species. Their earlier nationwide decline was primarily a side-effect of the pesticide DDT which caused...
  11. American Bald Eagle checking something out

    American Bald Eagle checking something out

  12. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Looking quite smart today. Crows were pestering her to move on. Right off the county road in some tall pines.
  13. Bald eagle-right wing

    Bald eagle-right wing

    Mrs. Bald Eagle got a little break from the nest to come over to our yard and do some preening.
  14. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

  15. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

  16. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

  17. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

    Our national emblem, this imposing adult is one of a famous pair occupying a nest in a nearby residential neighborhood. Note the open bill and exposed tongue. This bird is "panting" to cool off in the unseasonal heat. In recent decades, this species has increased markedly as a breeding species...
  18. Immature Bald Eagle in Flight

    Immature Bald Eagle in Flight

    One of several immature bald eagles that had congregated on a tree in Boulder County, Colorado.
  19. Bald Eagle - Imm-2

    Bald Eagle - Imm-2

    Up against two adults in this feast.
  20. Bald Eagle-Imm

    Bald Eagle-Imm

    Three of these were soaring about 40' overhead as they circled into a deer carcass.
  21. For Life

    For Life

    Good example
  22. Bald Eagle pair

    Bald Eagle pair

    Sat in this evergreen for over an hour soaking up the warm sun.
  23. Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle

  24. _MG_5066-Imm Bald Eagle

    _MG_5066-Imm Bald Eagle

    Let me get about 75-100' away and didn't move a muscle.
  25. _MG_5060-Imm Bald Eagle

    _MG_5060-Imm Bald Eagle

    After circling around the pond to the south and seeing some wood ducks and a belted kingfisher, decided to get another angle on this subject.