That is too darned cool Liz!!!
On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM, Liz Lackey <[log in to unmask]>
> I just watched (2:15pm) an adult Golden Eagle as it slowly drifted south
> over Stowe, at the Community Gardens on the Mayo Farm.
> It was fairly low and spent a lot of time circling, even flapping
> occasionally, especially when a crow came in to harass it.
> Finally it headed south out of sight.
> With such a great look at it I noticed that it had an odd profile,
> especially when it was facing me head on in a glide. There seemed to be an
> extra “little head” above the golden maned one. Almost like a blackbird
> was hitching a ride! But I could zoom in enough as the bird got closer to
> see that it was square shaped, and could only be a transmitter of some sort.
> I would love to find out if anyone on the list knows who I could report
> this too.
> So here’s to looking up, and carefully. You never know what wonders await
> Liz Lackey
> Stowe, VT