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Conundrum

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Yesterday while hiking in Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Lassen County CA), Leonard and I saw something puzzling and for which we do not have an explanation. Two bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), an adult and a juvenile, flew overhead. The adult … Continue reading

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The Eagle and the Raven

While driving along County Road 87 to the west of Adin CA (Modoc County), Leonard and I noticed what, to us, was an unusual sight. On two adjacent fence posts sat a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and a common raven … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles Nesting

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The shape of a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) nest depends on the size and branch arrangement of the tree in which the nest is built. If a suitable tree is not available, bald eagles will build their nest on a … Continue reading

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Another Bald Eagle

Walking along Eagle Lake near Christie Campground (Lassen County CA) in the early morning I heard an unusual bird call. Looking up, I realized this bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)¬†was the source of the sound. Since the call was unlike any … Continue reading

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Golden or Bald Eagle?

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How can a person confuse a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)? Expert birders probably have no difficulty. Unfortunately I do not fall into that category. Unless the eagles are adults with mature plumage, I need … Continue reading

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