That's great news! Has anyone checked on the pair at Ten Mile? I wish I
was home, or I would!
On Fri, 21 Aug 2020 17:49:35 -0700, jackson_us <jackson2@...> wrote:
Mendonoma Sightings The fledgling was photographed on August 6th.
Hope you enjoy this good news! Jeanne, Anchor Bay
Posted: 21 Aug 2020 03:24 PM PDT
If you follow these blog posts or read my column in the Independent
Observer, you know that we have had a mated pair of Bald Eagles in
Gualala for the past several years. We've been wishing and hoping they
would have a chick and it looks like they did this year. Steve Woolson
photographed the family near Salal Creek, which is very close to the
Gualala River. The fledgling is eating a bird that one of the adults
caught for him/her.
The fierce-looking mother is on the right. You can make out a few stray
dark hairs on her head. A totally white head denotes a mature bald
She was obviously mature enough this year to hatch an egg and nurture
chick. The father had been seen diligently fishing and then flying
upriver with his catch. We believe the nest is in the watershed of the
So, how about this goo - no, great - news?! We need it, right? Thanks to
Steve for allowing me to share his photo with you here.
We have no smoke from the wildfires here, as the wind is pushing it
southward. In fact, if you didn't read or listen to the news, you'd
know anything was amiss if you were on the Mendonoma Coast! It's sunny
and breezy today. Many Humpbacks were seen today too.You are subscribed
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