Long Time Coming Back

Our visiting eagles arrived on Friday, February 10, 2017, just in time for the Teatown Lake Reservation Hudson River EagleFest.  There were quite a few at Verplanck.  At least we had one hanging around at the Croton Train Station Boat Ramp.  Here are a few from Friday.20170210_eagle-flyover-georges-island_001

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Eagle, Stay

It was worth the wait for our eagle visitors.  One highlight was identification of a fourth year female from Bridgewater, Connecticut.  It looks like she has a mature mate, but I am not counting on viable young this year.  Our other guests were within spitting distance.

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Eagle Come, Eagle Go

Our visitors arrived early this week. Twenty eagles fished at Indian Point on Wednesday. Eagles were perched north side of George’s Island. Flyovers at Charles Point and ice fishing on the Hudson.  Warm weather is coming, so they will be going.

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George’s Island

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Ring In the New

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Well, not really new. This second year has been hanging around all year.

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Red-tailed hawk really hanging around…

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Three’s a crowd

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This lark sparrow is really new to Croton Point Park.

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Cedar waxwing (not new, either)