Eagle Photos

Who cannot love the majestic, patriotic stature that a bald eagle boast!  These are some of my favorite eagle photos taken in my area to share.

Quick Bald Eagle Facts
Young eagles are called juvenile or immature eagles and are a mix of brown & white.
Eagles reach full maturity at 4-5 years old when they finally attain their distinct white head & tail.
At maturity, an eagle will find a mate and remain together until one dies.
Bald eagles can live up to 30 years and weigh 10-14 lbs.
Their wingspan is 72-90 inches.
They can fly to an altitude of 10,000 feet and can reach speeds of 30-35 mph.
A bald eagle has 7,000 feathers.

Although bald eagles were removed from the endangered species list on June 28, 2007, they are still federally protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Maximum fines under the acts are $100,000 and $15,000 respectively, with possible imprisonment up to one year.

February 12, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

February 2, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 22, 2011 – Lippincott’s Channel Marker 3

January 15, 2011 – Eagle’s Nest at Blackwater Nat’l. Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

January 15, 2011 – Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

January 15, 2011 – Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

January 15, 2011 – Osprey Nest Cam at Blackwater Nat’l. Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

January 15, 2011 – Osprey Nest Cam at Blackwater Nat’l. Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

January 7, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 7, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 7, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 7, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 7, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 7, 2011 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 7, 2011 – Departing Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

January 1, 2011 – Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, Grasonville, MD

January 1, 2011 – Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, Grasonville, MD

January 1, 2011 – Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

January 1, 2011 – Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

December 24, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

December 12, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

December 12, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

December 12, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

November 26, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

November 26, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

November 26, 2010 – Kent Narrows Channel Marker 4

November 21, 2010 – Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

October 4, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

October 4, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

October 4, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

October 4, 2010 – Took Flight from Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

October 4, 2010 – After departing Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

October 4, 2010 – After departing Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

April 12, 2010 – Along the Wye River, Wye Mills, Maryland

April 12, 2010 – Along the Wye River, Wye Mills, Maryland

March 20, 2010 – Eagle’s nest along the Wye River, Wye Mills, MD

March 20, 2010 – Eagle’s nest along the Wye River, Wye Mills, MD

January 10, 2010 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

March 8, 2008 – Oyster Cove Osprey Nest

I hope you enjoyed these as much as I enjoy sharing.  As I capture new ones, they will be posted at the top of this page in date order.  Thank you for visiting!

5 thoughts on “Eagle Photos

    • Thank you Montucky! We are very lucky to have them rebounding nicely on the Chesapeake Bay. And I don’t care how many I’ve seen, when I see another one (with or without my camera in hand) I get awe-struck. Had to stop enroute to work this morning when I came upon a mature eagle chowing down on an unfortunate deer, haven’t even reviewed the shots yet but I’m hoping I got at least one good one to upload for my next post!

  1. These are the coolest eagle pictures I have ever seen!! This eagle pair are like bookends so how do you tell the male from the female? Is the female the larger one like with the osprey’s?
    What a huge nest? Is it really that deep?
    Love all the pictures so it is hard to pick a favorite but I love the portrait with the sweet gum tree as well as the tree with them in either side of the “V”.
    Totally awesome!!!!!!!!!!

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