Eagles Galore! Plus a Few Other Regulars

As soon as the crushing ice formed on the Hudson River and the rivers to the north, east, west and south, our migrant eagles joined us at the Croton Point Nature Center.   Eagle watchers reported up to 44 eagles on the river.

Croton Point Jan 2014
The prey this one had was pinkish. Couldn’t tell if it was a fish or something else.
Five of the large group of eagles on the ice in the middle of the Hudson River
Five of the large group of eagles on the ice in the middle of the Hudson River
Cooper's hawk watching the feeders
Cooper’s hawk watching the feeders – finally got to see it
Song sparrow in the wind
Song sparrow in the wind
Mourning dove and sparrow hanging on
Mourning dove and sparrow hanging on
Check on the neck on the right
Croton River had a Canada goose with an interesting neck.
Oscawana Island gadwalls preening
Oscawana Island gadwalls preening

Published by Bonnie Coe

I primarily photograph eagles and peregrine falcons. I do include many other birds and some mammals.

One thought on “Eagles Galore! Plus a Few Other Regulars

  1. Hi Bonnie,Beautiful shots as always.I was out yesterday eagle watching in Verplank and counted 17 in the short time I was there.There were at least 5 adults.I didn’t get a good count because I was enjoying just wastching them.

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