The first half of the slideshow is about one of the H&G Nest bald eagle fledglings making a successful fishing strike.
The 2nd half shows the 2 year-old bald eagle who decided to visit Doc this morning. She was about 50 feet from me.
This is the 2 year-old in the video posted earlier today.
My little iPhone tries hard when making videos, but it can’t bring to you the stills that my Canon camera does.
Bald Eagle Visitor
The crows harrassed this 2-year-old bald eagle into flying into the tree about 50 feet from and above me.
The youngster looked down at me, once, and apparently decided the crows deserved more of his attention!
We shared the space for several minutes:
me canted over the back of my chair trying hard to be steady with my iPhone as I looked up and recorded the eagle.
My what an unexpected visitor!
Jordan Lake Fishing Free-For-All
I was busy this morning and hardly knew which bird to follow!
There were fish schooling and the ospreys and cormorants had found them.
Cormorants would pop up, swallow their fish and dive, again and again.
Ospreys lined up like planes on a runway and zipped down to fish almost on top of the cormorants!
Don’t miss the fish that got away, to the right of the osprey, in the 2nd photo!!
Jordan Lake, Friday, June 14, 2019.
The lake is slowly but surely coming down.
This morning I found a shadow of me.
Go ahead and zoom in a little bit on the left side of the frame of the video as you watch.
I hope it brings back good memories to each of you. Memories of learning how to see the world differently.
Take care, be safe.
The fledgling bald eagle chases father osprey and tries to get the osprey to drop its fish.
Then dad Hershey changes the game.
I am letting the northern mockingbird greet you today.
He is literally singing in the rain here at the lake.