Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dance of the Eagles

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Bald Eagles in Bath, ME 1-13-15

On Monday I posted about birding in Bath, Maine on January 13th with my daughter, Renee. While we were at the North End Launch Facility, Bath watching birds suddenly the huge flock of gulls in the Kennebec River took wing and filled the sky. It didn’t take me long to discover why. Here is the sequence of photos as I jumped from my heated car to photograph this pair of immature Bald Eagles doing battle in the sky.

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When it was over they just flew peacefully away

and the gulls settled back down on the river again.

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18 comments:

  1. Kathie, cool series on the eagles.. They are always amazing to watch! Great photos.. Have a happy day!

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  2. What a sight to witness.
    Don't think you should be jumping out from anywhere just yet Kathie.{:))

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    1. Roy, you are so right! But this was before I dislocated my shoulder!

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  3. Impressive! That sure would be a sight to see!

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  4. Kathie, did they actually touch each other during their interactions? Amazing photos, must have been awesome to watch.

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    1. Cindy, I think so. It was awesome to watch!

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  5. Amazing Kathy, captivating raptors - Thanks for sharing

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  6. Awesome sight! Maybe siblings at play.

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  7. Spectacular photos and observations, Kathie!

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    1. Kenneth, they are a bit blurry, but still fun to see the interaction. I am amazed at the postilions they get into and those wings are so impressive!

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  8. Fantastic captures. I was wondering as they were young, where they practicing being that close to one another so that when the times comes, this is the way they pass food to one another (I think)

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    1. Margaret, I do not know but it sounds plausible.

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  9. Hi Kathie

    These are wonderful photos I would love to see a display like this. Thank you for sharing it.

    Regards
    Guy

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Welcome to my nest! I hope you will enjoy spending time here with me and the birds. Thank you for your comments. I will try to get back to you as soon as I get back from counting more birds.