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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Already slacking on the job...

I cannot believe I done skipped a day posting...maybe this is going to be the new me...skipping days all the time.

Anyway, how about this fellow/gal?
We went for a little drive Sunday--just checking out the fishing spots.  At the tailwaters of the dam, Roger asked if I wanted to drive on back...I said it doesn't matter.
He said well, we never know what we will see, and he had not driven 20 or 30 feet when he spotted this eagle.  I got out of the Rav and started walking back.  The eagle just sat.  I don't think I ever got to where there was  no little limbs in front of him.  But they aren't too bad in these.  He finally took off and flew down the creek and lit on the other side.
I took this one across the creek...he had not gone very far.  He did not set there as long this time, but flew back up the creek and lit in another tree on the other side.  It is/was just thrilling to think we did not scare him so bad that he took off for good.

All three of these photos are cropped and grainy, but still thrilled to get them.  It was so dark and cloudy, I had my ISO set at 1600....plus I have fiddled with these in Picasa. 


8 comments:

Sandra said...

worth the drive, he is a beauty

Debby Ray said...

Wow...what an amazing sight!

TexWisGirl said...

so stinking awesome! so jealous!

Susan said...

Good lookin guy! Wow!

Ginny Hartzler said...

Wonderful captures! He looks fierce and rare.

Deb said...

Good capture! Baldies are showing up more frequently here and I hope to get as good a shot as you have.

Anonymous said...

ALWAYS a thrill when one sees a Bald Eagle, and the icing on the cake is getting the photos! They do love the sycamores, don't they? Glad that Roger decided to drive back there! :)

Lindy

Anonymous said...

Great eagle shots. I've missed blogging a couple days this year--doing other things, nursing a sore back and not sitting much.

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