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Awesome! Where do you live? I live in Jersey, theres a few brown eagles nests and one bald eagle nest in a big nature reserve by us.
 

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I live in Longmont Colorado (a little Northeast of Boulder). I know of two nests in the area.
 

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Wow ! That is awesome.... There are a few along the Ohio River about 20 minutes
north of my home in Parkersburg WV but I've never been able to see them when there
is a camera handy. My Dad and I will be riding up that way more this year so we hope
to catch a picture of one as well.

Nice picture, thanks for sharing.

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Cool pic. Saw one cruising with a young'n out in Moab a couple weeks back.
 

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I see them out here in WA State all the time. It is a really big bird up close; magnificent creature. They soar over my house sometimes...surely looking at my 7 pound mini-dachshund as a nice little snack! ;)
 

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I'm pretty sure I saw one in Hackensack last week, near the Riverside Square Mall.
It was a big bird, but definintly not a vulture!
 

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I've seen them on the CT river between Springfield and West Springfield, MA. The first time I didn't believe it. Then I saw them again. TV news even covered it. Pretty Cool!
 

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Nice shot, Jim. I've seen a couple around here, but never been able to snag a pic.
 

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Cool! I *think* I saw one the other day driving over the Susquehanna River in PA. Size of the bird and location were good for a sighting but traffic was too heavy for me to gawk long enough to tell for sure.

There is a nest at a lake I ride at and the male regularly perches on the trees on the opposite bank of the lake. The riding trail is on a hillside about 50' above the lake and it's very steep which puts it only 20' or so from the lakes edge. A couple times I was witnin 15' of a perched bald eagle at just about height above the lake. He glanced at me and ignored me in supreme fasion. Very cool.

Side note: you do not want to be anywhere near underneath a bald eagle in a tree. The volume of waste they expell is huge and has a superior projection distance. Glad he wasn't above me. Yikes!
 

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Last fall we had stopped along the Little Deschutes River to re-group. The next thing we know, this bald eagle comes flying up the river and then turns around and flies back down, landing in the tree just downstream of us. It was quite a site and a wonderful memory.

There are suppost to be many bald eagles out here in the Cascade Mountains and the plains beyond, but I just don't have good luck, so it was very, very cool!!
 
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I took this shot on a ride up Harding Truck Trail in the Santa Ana Mountains. I see this Golden eagle occasionally, but this was the closest I've been to it. Too bad I didn't have a real zoom on my camera.
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Roland said:
I'm pretty sure I saw one in Hackensack last week, near the Riverside Square Mall.
It was a big bird, but definintly not a vulture!
maybe it was some kind of hawk? or a brown eagle maybe? we have tons of vultures by my house. (bridgewater)
 

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I obviously didn't take this picture however, this is taken at Brackendale which is just past Squamish on the way to Whistler. There are hundreds of Eagles at Brackendale in the winter feeding on salmon. Quite a sight.
 

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maybe it was some kind of hawk? or a brown eagle maybe? we have tons of vultures by my house. (bridgewater)
I've never heard of a brown eagle before, just bald and goldens. You know that bald eagles don't get a white head or tail feathers until they're a couple years old, right?
 
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