Jordan Lake. Body stilled. Talons glinting. Neck stretched just enough to see past surrounding branches. Eyes pinned on point of interest too far away for me to comprehend. This bald eagle fledgling lives to claim tomorrow as hers.
Jordan Lake. While out with Captain Doug we came upon this brilliantly marked 3-year-old female bald eagle. Captain Doug said she sure reminded him of a Grumman Goose… an amphibious flying boat! If you want to explore the history of the Grumman Goose https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grumman_G-21_Goose
Jordan Lake: Bald eagle pairs stay close by their nest and close together all year. This mated pair gives you a chance to see the huge gender size difference in bald eagles. That is mom eagle (females are ALWAYS bigger) on the right and dad bald eagle on the left.
Jordan Lake: While out on the lake today with Captain Doug, we came across this bald eagle fledgling. The pattern of white and dark brown on his front makes him a “white belly”.
Jordan Lake. In the growing light of the sunrise, I don’t know who had the greater curiosity: this adult bald eagle as she studied me or me as I exchanged glances with her. Ah, curiosity!
Jordan Lake: The rugged intent face and well-tested frame of this female bald eagle somehow carries more of an impact to my eyes than just the contrast of white and darkest brown … there comes a sensing of vibrant life inhaled with the air the raptor breathes.