Skip to comments.Rare sighting in the Suburbs- Our National Bird
Posted on 01/13/2015 8:07:59 AM PST by mabarker1
This Pic was sent to Me from My Bestest Friend in Denton, TX yesterday. He took it at the Water Plant. Two Bald Eagles by the Basins.
There are Bald Eagles that live on Lake Buchanan, 230 (+/-) miles South & West and there are Guided Bald Eagle Boat Tours there I have been on 25+ years ago and saw 15+ of them in a few hours.
But I would never expect to see any by Denton- just North of DFW.
Anyway I figured this was too Awesome and Cool to not share.
you know that the Turkey almost became the National Bird instead of Us?!
Well I'm glad they got that fixed before Signing the paperwork, We sure
dodged a bullet on that one!
May They Flourish!!!
Wow—a magnificent pair.
12 years ago we saw bald eagles in Idaho. We were blown away.
Now they are showing up a lot more all over the US which is great. My kids saw 2 flying over our house this weekend.
Heck, when we lived in FL in the early 70s, alligators were not a common site. From what I hear now, they are like pigeons in cities now.
Glad they escaped the ‘Bird Blenders’ and solar towers.
There is a bald eagle nesting site near me being maintained by the Audubon Society and others. Last year there were two hatchlings. Hoping for more this year.
I see bald eagles all the time in Florida. I live in Sarasota and they’re common. When I go to Orlando for work I see them there, too. Turkeys, boars, deer, gators, coyotes, pythons, iguanas, it’s a freaking zoo here!
Thanks! (I thought this might have been a NC event, and then it could show up on the Envirothon Wildlife exam ;-).
I can remember my first bald eagle sighting as kid,,, on the coast of Georgia in the early 70’s...
We have quite a few Eagles in upstate NY located around the various rivers. Their nests are huge, 6ft by 6ft weighing up to a ton.
come on up to the Minneapolis area — relatively common even in the shadow of the airport
or if you really want to see them — Alaska!
Bald eagles hunt the Mississippi off the backside of my property. I can see them cruising just above the tree tops and there are a couple of nests.
Don't forget the DDT.
It's time to bring back DDT, the mosquitos are terrible.
And this one from his perching in our cottonwood tree about 60 feet from my window.
The “true” story of how the Eagle became our national bird instead of the turkey...
We see them all the time where I live and I live in the heavily populated I-94 corridor in southern Michigan.
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