On May 19 John and I saw two full-adult plumage Bald Eagles tending this
nest. One was on the nest and the other circling above. It was quite
dramatic - a clear morning, a clear view, and a beautiful location.
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of mark paul
Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2012 7:54 PM
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Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Bald Eagles
Thanks Ron, that's good to know. I must have seen a sub adult just hanging
out. I doubt there are 4 young, but I can't be sure.
On Jul 8, 2012, at 6:39 PM, Ronald Payne wrote:
> When I observed this nest at the end of May it was being tended by two
> Eagles in full adult plumage.
> Ron Payne
> Middlebury, VT
> On Sun, 8 Jul 2012 18:34:08 -0400, mark paul <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I visited the Bald Eagle nest on the Otter near the Weybridge Power
> plant today. I observed 3 young in the nest,
>> one adult in breeding plumage and one Eagle not in breeding plumage.
>> given that 3 young are a likely
>> max I am wondering if Bald Eagles can breed before they acquire a
>> white head. It certainly appeared as though this other bird was the
>> other pared.
>> Any insight?
>> Mark Paul