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white-tailed eagle haliaeetus albicilla

  1. Grounded

    Grounded

    My wife spotted this bird on a path near the observation shelter. She asked if it was an Eagle and without looking through the binoculars I replied that it was either an Eagle or a dog. After I had a look I saw that it was a young White-tailed Eagle. We went to investigate and it flew of into a...
  2. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    I think the last one uploaded was supposed to be the final Eagle post from Mull but now this.
  3. Incoming Eagle

    Incoming Eagle

    Maybe the last of these.
  4. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

  5. Eagle overhead

    Eagle overhead

    Almost got it in the frame.
  6. Eagle head-on

    Eagle head-on

    A bit different from my other Eagle shots from Mull. I've been attending a conference in Riga since Thursday so no posts for a few days. It's was great fun but there ere no opportunities for birding unfortunately.
  7. Eagle flight

    Eagle flight

    Another from the boat trip.
  8. Eagle flies in

    Eagle flies in

  9. Eagle over the sea

    Eagle over the sea

    Taken during the famous White-tailed Eagle boat trip on Mull where they have permission to feed the eagles with fish. Mist and drizzle at the start though it brightened up a bit later. Still an incredible experience though and highly recommended.
  10. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    A young bird but not sure how young.
  11. Eagle in the mist

    Eagle in the mist

    Taken from the boat when we arrived at the island of Huvudskr in the Stockholm Archipelago in the early morning. No idea how well this works or even if it works at all. If it hadn't been so misty, I doubt whether we would have got so close though.
  12. Farewell Eagle!

    Farewell Eagle!

    Thought I'd post just one more.
  13. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    No buildings this time. :-)
  14. Off to the shops...

    Off to the shops...

    As most of you have probably figured out I was on the deck of the boat to the mainland when I took these pictures. I've never been so close to an Eagle. The motion of the boat meant that the perspective changed all the time so I do have some without buildings in the background. :-)
  15. The Eagle is at the door

    The Eagle is at the door

    When I began teaching in Campbeltown, Scotland, in the late 70s some of my colleagues attended Gaelic classes. They soon stopped, complaining that there was too much grammar and not enough conversation paractice. One sentence in the textbook that they particularly criticized was, "The eagle...
  16. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    I did not saw the bird. Unusualy it raised from behind the boat and crossed over us. I hardly had time to point the camera at. This is why the quality of the photo is not very good. But as it is such a beautiful bird and even more as it is carying its prey I decided to post it.
  17. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

  18. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

  19. White-tailed Eagles

    White-tailed Eagles

    A couple of young birds that were practising their hunting skills on each other.
  20. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

  21. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

  22. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    Had a fab week in Scotland but the light was mostly poor so not many decent photos I'm afraid Highlight of the week was seeing this magnificent male WTE
  23. Eagle habitat

    Eagle habitat

    Not in JT Wood's class I'm afraid. :-)
  24. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    Taken later the same day as the Slow Worms posted yesterday. The first time we visited the bird tower at Kvd we didn't bring the scope and a Caspian Tern and an Arctic Skua flew past and there were young Redstarts playing under the tower so this time we took no chances. It was a beautiful sunny...
  25. White-tailed eagle flying

    White-tailed eagle flying

    A different adult white-tailed eagle. She'd just left the nest. This was also taken during our boat trip with the Stockholm Ornithological Society. We had 15 separate eagle sightings that day though many were distant. When one flew low over the boat the camera went on strike unfortunately.
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