… and the living is easy. Bonnie’s Best from June, July and first of August:
Spring eventually does get here.
Short Story: Saw a gold banded, MWR7, bald eagle catch a very big fish. The eagle went into the water trying to hold onto the fish. Turns out, the bald eagle is a success story from the 1980s. He was raised by captive parents, trained by a falconer to fly and hunt on his own,Continue reading “Swimming Lesson”
What a week we have had along the Hudson River. The eagles are enjoying the open water and the snow goose is staying.
There’s one good thing about the polar vortex. It brings a Convocation of Eagles. Please enjoy photos of our recent arrivals. The local residents are protesting with signs that say, “Private Property, NO Trespassing!!”
It is time to post a few recent photos. The raptors always come first. Then it is for the little guys.
Two of the three birds below were banded in Connecticut, 2016 and 217. We now have three CT eagles that have recently investigated the Hudson River. All the other photos show resident eagles and resident red-shouldered hawk.
Those wonderful juvenile great blue herons are migrating west to the Hudson River. I felt bad for this skinny youngster at Oglevie’s Pond that couldn’t seem to catch a fish. If only I could get it into my backyard I would stock my hot tub. Fingers crossed that at least half of the new birdContinue reading “August Adolescents”