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Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Description:

The female was sitting on the nest with babies. Male was posing beautifully on a nearby branch.

Habitat:

pine tree in riparian forest

Notes:

This nest has been used by this pair of eagles for 20-25 years. It is ~8 ft. across and weighs ~2000 lbs. This pair is considered the parents (or grandparents, I suppose) of all the bald eagles in the area.

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Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Feb 16, 2014
Submitted on Feb 16, 2014

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