Morning Surprise!

I opened the front door to see if it was still raining …

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and there stood a bald eagle in the field across the highway.

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I couldn’t see what it was eating on.

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It didn’t allow three crows to share in its meal.

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It had to be a mammal with a rib cage like that.

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My husband estimated the distance to the eagle to be about 125 yards. I went back to the front door to take more pictures, and it had flown.

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It wasn’t long before the eagle returned

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… and another came for the deer meal too.

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The light rain had quit.

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 The eagle on the right pulled on a fresh deer skin

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that someone had apparently dumped.

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The eagle in the foreground looks to be a immature by its dingy-looking head.

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This picture shows the remaining mottling on the underside of the younger one, and that its tail isn’t completely white yet.

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They will return to feed as long as food remains. Others might come too.

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15 responses to this post.

  1. Oooh, you are so lucky! Others speak of them, so I know they are near, but I have yet to see one. Great photos.

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  2. How exciting! I’m old enough to remember when Bald Eagles were never seen unless you were willing to travel a long distance.

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  3. Outstanding! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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  4. That’s what I call a good day! Nice shots!

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  5. Posted by Missy on November 9, 2015 at 5:37 am

    Wow! Thanks for sharing this!!

    Reply

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