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: So, Dad osprey landed rather close to me this morning. He grew quite quizzical when observing me. I wondered if he needed a different perspective on the world first thing this morning?
Jordan Lake. The first time I saw a female osprey my mind said “Empress“. There is something about the mind set and obvious command pulsing from an adult female osprey that brings that imagery of royalty to me. Enjoy this Empress of Jordan Lake.
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.