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Old 04-06-2021, 04:02 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Bald Eagle Flying Over

Been watching this bald eagle flying over the retention pond behind our house! Not the greatest cell pics zoomed in but you can definitely tell what it is. This is only the second one I have seen here in 13 years. They amaze me
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:08 PM   #2
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Cool
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:08 PM   #3
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My Brother lives on Cut-n-shoot and he was just telling me he had one at his pond yesterday.
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:13 PM   #4
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Man you think they are big until you are next to one and realize just how big they are. We went to see the raptor sanctuary when we went on the Alaskan cruise. They are a beautiful sight to behold.
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:18 PM   #5
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Awesome
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:23 PM   #6
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There are a couple that hang out around the lake in my hood.


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Old 04-06-2021, 04:37 PM   #7
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Question: I was born post DDT....any of you older folks remember what it was like before with regards to Bald Eagles in Texas? Where they almost a daily site?
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:45 PM   #8
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I was throwing dead tilapia from our pond on the bank for a few days after the freeze. Two were camped out for a few days. Never seen any here in my 38 years. Couldn't believe how big they were.
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:52 PM   #9
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Very cool. There is a nesting pair in Tomball right now that has 2 chicks in the nest.
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:08 PM   #10
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That's cool Mike. There is one I see by my fishing hole often and I love watching them.
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:13 PM   #11
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Question: I was born post DDT....any of you older folks remember what it was like before with regards to Bald Eagles in Texas? Where they almost a daily site?
Iím 74 and I never saw a bald eagle until the 60s and then few and far between. I donít think DDT killed near as many eagles as lead did.
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:28 PM   #12
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seen a few. their wing spread is magnificent, its the first thing I notice when sighted.
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Old 04-06-2021, 06:14 PM   #13
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They are cool birds. I've seen them several times at Lake Whitney over the years. Lots of bluffs and cliffs in the area. Saw a pair this fall on a mud flat. Sometimes I see-em hang-n on a tree out over the water.



I also see Ospreys out over the water. Many folks mistaken them for Bald Eagles both perched and flying.
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Old 04-06-2021, 06:28 PM   #14
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I never get tired of watching them!
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Old 04-06-2021, 06:56 PM   #15
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There is a nest off a county road not far from me. Been there for years. Always enjoy going by to see this years batch.
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Old 04-06-2021, 07:02 PM   #16
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Very cool.
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Old 04-06-2021, 07:21 PM   #17
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They are HERE! Had one in our tree in the front yard 3 years ago.. My neighbors got pics they sent to us in Europe. Definitely spreading throughout the south coast now. My parents see them often now in St. John Parish outside of NOLA also.

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Old 04-06-2021, 08:49 PM   #18
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They are beautiful birds. I saw one in Central Arlington just flying around. Surprised me.
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Old 04-06-2021, 08:50 PM   #19
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Look at that wingspan! Amazing pics. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-06-2021, 09:08 PM   #20
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Those things are cool. I see em on the north end of Conroe fairly regularly. Amazing birds.
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Old 04-06-2021, 09:26 PM   #21
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Murica! I have a barn I work at on Lake Limestone and I often see them on the way there. Awesome birds.
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Old 04-06-2021, 09:43 PM   #22
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I watched one pluck a fish from the lake while I was mowing the other day. It actually missed on the first attempt then came back around and got it.
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Old 04-07-2021, 07:34 AM   #23
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They are all over Texas now. I'm going to go check on these tomorrow to see how their little one is progressing. Two or three pair in the Woodlands. A pair with babies behind the Target in Tomball also.



https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=802861


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