Saturday, October 1, 2016

Eagle ‘Exciting’!

Eagle Exciting…definition…an eagle sighting when you get real real excited! hahaha!

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I was at the Library Pond (we call it that because…it’s close to the library).

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I see this huge flock of egrets there just about every time I drive by.

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And today I brought my good camera to get some better pics.

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I was staring at the egrets and had my camera on them, when an eagle flew out of the flock!

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And right over my head!

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One of the few times my camera was at the ready and I was able to get the eagle in the shot and be excited at the same time!

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He swooped around and came at me looking like this!

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I couldn’t believe the view I got!

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OH JOY!!!

Lots of interesting birds showing up in Florida right now! Stay tuned!

I’m joining Saturday’s critters HERE

and I’d Rather B Birdin’.

41 comments:

Mildred said...

Good Morning! Wow! Amazing shots. Very exciting, indeed!
Wishing you a wonderful Saturday.

Kathy said...

WOW! Talk about being in the right placeat threright time. With your ca.era even. What wonderful shots.

Lea said...

Wonderful! Beautiful!

Susie said...

Diane, I can't tell how envious I am. LOL. My daughter Liz just spotted an eagle at her house and sent pictures. I told her to offer it one of her chickens and keep it there till I could come get photos. LOL. You got some great shots. I love this. Plus a whole line of egrets. my gosh. Blessings for a fun Saturday. xoxo, Susie

Arlene Grimm said...

What is more majestic than a bald eagle?? We have some that nest in Guntersville, Alabama and they are quite the tourist attraction.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, awesome series on the Bald Eagle. The egrets are beautiful too. Great sightings and photos. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

Breathtaking said...

Hello Diane!:) Wow!! What an unexpected and exiting sighting, and you got some great photos of the eagle. Egrets galore too, so many egrets would be an exiting encounter for me to see. Nice shot of them by the pond1:)

Nancy Jo said...


Hi,
We almost never see an Eagle around here. When I lived on the farm we would see one now and then. They are amazing.
Looks like Fall is moving in fast here now, pretty soon I will be pressing leaves and raking every few minutes.
Nancy Jo

Ariadne said...

Wow!What a spectacle!AriadnefromGreece!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh my gosh these are amazing! I am in awe and so happy to see these. (And slightly green with envy I must admit). Thank you so much for this!

Christine said...

Oh WOW! So thrilled for you Diane and so very exciting to capture this awesome eagle in flight!
Brilliant photos!

Boopnut said...

What a beautiful shot! I was surprised to see eagles when I was in Florida. Of course, we have them here too. Still, have never seen such a great sight!
Deb

Linda aka Crafty Gardener said...

Amazing photos Diane, I need to come down there and get some great shots too. Enjoy the weekend.

Mary Cromer said...

Oh how wonderful...the Bald Eagle was right over you, how fun is that. great shares taken...hugs~

Lowcarb team member said...

Diane - these are just amazing photo's. Lovely to see the eagle.

All the best Jan

Vee said...

Wow! So cool!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Breath taking - amazing - unbelievable - what gorgeous photos - what an opportunity. I'm excited and I'm just looking at the photos. Wow!!!!!

Happy weekend my dear.

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

I'm excited for you and would have reacted the same way. Gorgeous photos. Yay for having your camera with you and ready! :)

Debby said...

Great pictures of the eagle. I might have been afraid it was getting too close.
We have a few here and there here in Ohio.
Hugs

Anni said...

Oh my gosh, oh my gosh! I'm speechless Diane. All I can say is Wow

Sharing this post was much appreciated for us birders this week at I'd Rather B Birdin'....for that, I thank you.

Jeannie Marie said...

Fantastic shots! I will start watching the skies again for unusual birds.

Phil Slade said...

Birds can give us special and memorable moments. I think you got one there with that Bald Eagle.

Can't believe all those egrets but I guess that water is very healthy with loads of egret food?

NatureFootstep said...

congrats, this is wonderful. I know the feeling. You will be exited for many years when you think about this beautiful eagle right above your head :)

Denise inVA said...

Your eagle photos are fantastic! Oh joy is a fit description. Such a pretty area this library pond and great for viewing wildlife no doubt. Happy Sunday to you :)

jandi said...

These are amazing images! Wow! (It helps to be prepared!) Have a beautiful week!

Happyone said...

WOW what great shots of the eagle.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Amazing! I've never had anything like that with an eagle...just one flying away so far that you could hardly tell what the pic was.

Congrats!
~

Bob Bushell said...

The Bald Eagle is unique, love it.

Carla from The River said...

Amazing photos!! I am a huge Eagle fan :-)) Such beauty and power.

Debbie said...

WoW!!! how exciting!!! i have never been that close, you got some really amazing captures!!!

Debra Pashkowsky said...

The picture is amazing. You must have been thrilled.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

That's a lot closer than I've gotten when I've had my camera.

:O)

Prunella Pepperpot said...

OH WOW!!!! I would be so very excited too, amazing images. Thank you so much for sharing such a spectacular bird.
Have a wonderful week & hi to Wendy :)x

Beatrice Euphemie said...

How beautiful! You really got some amazing shots! Makes going to the library quite an adventure! xx K

Cherdecor said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! What great shots you got. I am beginning to want to move to Florida.

EL RINCON DE CHELO said...

Majestuosa ave!!!!

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, the grand Eagle, lucky you to have it flown over your head! This is an extraordinary bird for sure. Thanks for sharing these wonderful pics.

love, ~Sheri

Marlene Plasencia said...

Hi Diane, WOW going to share this post with my hubby he to loves and gets so happy when he gets a glimpse of an Eagle. You sure capture some great images, they are beautiful. Perfect timing.
Sending blessings,
Marlene

Pia said...

Oh Yes, what a joy to get this shots, wow!

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

Amazing captures...I would have been ecstatic! :)

Cranberry Morning said...

Awesome shots, Diane. Good for you!! I just love seeing eagles. Yesterday on the way to town, there were two alongside the road. I think there must have been some roadkill there. And a few days ago there were two flying (gliding in a thermal, I think)getting higher and higher above our garden. It's always so exciting. And your photos are just amazing! xo