A Union Bay Bald Eagle as seen from the Marsh Island trail.
This week’s post features two different and dangerous raptor encounters. The participants include a peregrine falcon, a bald eagle, a golden eagle and one local birder with a hands-on approach to birding. Read more on:
Have a great day on Union Bay…where nature lives in the city!
This week’s post covers some of the trials and tribulations of a young eagle approaching maturity on Union Bay. The eagle’s outfit looks tattered and torn and ready to be replaced with something far more regal. See the photos and read the story on:
The young 520 eagles in the Broadmoor nest are growing up quickly. The nest and the nesting tree are quickly getting too small to hold them. The young eagles are even starting to get on each others nerves. Read the story and see the photos on:
Have a great day on Union Bay…where young eagles grow up together!
This elegant bird breeds in the Arctic, feeds in underwater and spends most of its life at sea. It visited Union Bay for a couple of days this week and could be seen just north of Marsh Island. There are also other birds from the Arctic and a Bald Eagle with its Thanksgiving dinner. See the photos on Union Bay Watch.
This week’s post covers a half a dozen birds of prey photographed around Union Bay. One of them is this young Barred Owl from the Arboretum. The owl shows us that it has learned find its own food. Actually, if you look closely at the photo above you can see a tiny bit of proof. Can you guess which other predators were photographed? To see more about who is eating and what is on the menu please visit Union Bay Watch.