Plus, we have a few other visitors in the area. The goldeneyes seem to be here in abundance. We also have a loon. A crow decided to harass a young merlin. The merlin won.
They have arrived! There are many, many eagle sightings along the Hudson River between Croton and Peekskill. The eagles are now ice fishing. Today we counted 15 eagles on the ice between Fleischmann’s Pier (China Pier) and Peekskill’s Riverfront Park. Five eagles were perched and flying over the Croton Point Nature Center. Two youngContinue reading “Eagles Everywhere”
We are in a deep freeze here. Lots of pictures were taken from the warmth of my car. Others were taken out in the freezing cold or muddy field. Not a bird, but this one has prey:
Our fourth year bird obliged me with a few moments on the road up to the nature center.
Well, I found some very early in the morning. Plus, I found a few other things, too.
They have begun to arrive. I saw five soaring eagles enjoying the wind over the southern point today. The two first year birds played tumbling talons. The group traveled upriver and also enjoyed the wind in Verplanck and Charles Point. And on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 two more adults joined the group. I think theContinue reading “Croton Point Visiting Eagles”
Our eagle visitors have not yet arrived in the Lower Hudson. The water has not quite frozen up near Albany. But the birds will be here soon if the cold temperatures persist. While I wait, my Croton feathered friends continue to entertain.