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Can you possibly ID, please? (1 Viewer)

KC Foggin

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I'll go along with Cormorant for the left. Can't tell for sure on the one on the right.


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Agree with the others. Cormorant on the left, not sure how you'd rule out a Great Cormorant, but a young double-crested is likely. Bird on the right is a large and heavy bird of prey with big yellow talons, definitely not a vulture or osprey. Photo is just about good enough to rule out a large hawk (rough-legged or red-tailed, dark morph), so let's call it an eagle (posture, talon size, beak size - not really clear but still somewhat visible). I don't see how you can rule out Golden, but the odds favor Bald.


Speak softly and carry a long lens
PS the watery habitat also favors bald eagle rather than golden (or the two hawks I mentioned), though it's not decisive.

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