Thursday, November 1, 2007

Eagle over Sycamore!

I was surprised to see a Golden Eagle soaring about midway up Sycamore Cyn. today around noon. Beautiful bird (immature, with a white base to the tail and white "flashes" in the wings), which really dwarfed the ravens that were harrassing it.

Have folks seen one around so far this fall? It's a semi-regular spot for them in late fall, probably owing to the extensive grassland up there and behind Rose Hills Cemetery. I wonder if they drift east along the corridor to forage at Powder Canyon or elsewhere.

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