Freedom Chubby

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Yellowsupersport, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. Yellowsupersport

    Yellowsupersport Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2015
    A immature bald eagle has taken to hunting in the woods behind my house. Spotted him (her ?) cruising low and slow a few times these last few days.

    Have to admit to getting a bit of a freedom chubby...


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  2. fieldgrade

    fieldgrade resident crank

    Mar 13, 2017
    We used to have one at the lake a mile from our house. Crows would tail it across the lake. The eagle would soar across the water blissfully unaware, while the crows looked like F14's trying to escort a jumbo jet.
     
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  3. Karsten

    Karsten Well-Known Member

    Feb 19, 2013
    Where we fish and boat is just a small pond.....Anchor the boat and watch and Eagle watch us all day.....Now and then toss a small fish back that wasn't going to make it and that Eagle has come down to get it with feet of the boat and off it goes with dinner.

    Hopefully he just like his meals where he gets them and doesn't land on the boat or one of us.

    Karsten
     
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  4. JM44

    JM44 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Feb 2, 2018
    They really are magnificent to watch. I am in the suburbs but on the water and lucky enough to see them now and then. What I’ve observed twice now is them intimidating flying ospreys with bunker in their talons until the osprey drop it and the eagle then grabs the bunker mid air. Last one I saw did a barrel roll after getting the bunker. You realize how big they really are when seeing them next to a big bird like an osprey.
     
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  5. BenchMonkey

    BenchMonkey Angry Infidel

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    Nov 28, 2018
    Had a mating pair introduced to the area a couple of years ago, junior is still all brown but damn near as big as its parents. Not the best pic, but mom or da waiting on traffic to get to some road kill.
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  6. mtodd

    mtodd 1911 lover Supporting Addict

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    Oct 8, 2012
    I have a pair that nest on my neighbors property.
    This was several years ago in my field.
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    Last year while I was out bicycling.
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  7. cherokee2u

    cherokee2u Well-Known Member

    Mar 20, 2018
    I get great enjoyment watching the live eagle nest cams
     
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  8. notshawn54

    notshawn54 Well-Known Member

    Jan 9, 2016
    Every year we see more and more where we duck hunt. Always a great sight to see.
     
  9. Babboonbobo

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    Nov 18, 2014

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