We started this month on Monday with an eagle – which was grand because we hadn’t had one in a long time. This morning, at 06:14 AM, Lady Lake appeared out of the rising sun and soared past me. My oh my. Two neat bald eagles for me to share with you in one week! I haven’t seen Lady Lake of the LL&H nest since the beginning of the year.
Lady Lake, the mother bald eagle at LL&H nest, came by to visit this morning and she really was easy to see against all the fog. I do wonder what she was so intently staring down at…
You would think with her brilliant white head and tail, Lady Lake would stand out from any background.
I could see her, but my camera struggled with her brown wings against the green and brown trees.
Even the adult bald eagles are camouflaged … they often manage to stay hidden from both the ospreys who are fishing and me.
I want to say Thank You for all the wonderful responses to my 2 new eBooks and to the interview with Frank Stachio on The State of Things. During the eagle lecture at the Jordan Lake State Recreation Area on Saturday there were all kinds of good questions and the sharing of each other’s interactions with eagles. All of you helped make last week full of blessings and gratitude!
Lady Lake cruised past me, elegant and sure of herself.
I didn’t see Heritage her mate but I am sure he was close by.
This bright American goldfinch was way at the top of a tree. Usually I see them in the tall grasses.
American crows, caught in the right light, are iridescent. This one had a bite of fish for his fledgling.
The male ospreys are working hard to feed their chicks.
Nests always need repair. Ospreys tend to like branches all twisted and with lots of forks.