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Dec 16, 2017 07:44 |  #1

too close for comfort?


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Dec 17, 2017 04:59 |  #2

To a BE's nest? What was the outcome?


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Dec 17, 2017 06:02 |  #3

ardeekay wrote in post #18519883 (external link)
To a BE's nest? What was the outcome?

he was closely watched by the other eagle who was close by. No confrontation after 2 different cara fly bys


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Dec 21, 2017 22:58 |  #4

Interesting shots-would love to see one!




  
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Dec 23, 2017 21:24 |  #5

Shackleton wrote in post #18523801 (external link)
Interesting shots-would love to see one!

thanks Shack- I thought I might have to throw rocks at him- just kidding but it worried me a biht


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Dec 26, 2017 11:50 |  #6

Lucky too, great stuff!


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Dec 26, 2017 20:30 |  #7

One of my favorite birds. I grew up in South Texas. We called them Mexican eagles. Great Photos!




  
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Dec 26, 2017 21:00 |  #8

Nice shots! He probably knows better than to tangle with a "real" eagle.


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Dec 27, 2017 06:17 |  #9

Oldjackssparrows wrote in post #18526496 (external link)
Lucky too, great stuff!


collectorinfl wrote in post #18526821 (external link)
One of my favorite birds. I grew up in South Texas. We called them Mexican eagles. Great Photos!


Scrumhalf wrote in post #18526844 (external link)
Nice shots! He probably knows better than to tangle with a "real" eagle.

thanks- my favorite too. I've been out there since and think the Caracas moved on. Interesting to watch


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Dec 28, 2017 20:17 |  #10

collectorinfl wrote in post #18526821 (external link)
One of my favorite birds. I grew up in South Texas. We called them Mexican eagles. Great Photos!

FINALLY! Someone else who has called them Mexican eagles. I mentioned they've been called that in another forum and got this as a reply-"I've heard that too, but only from you". Honestly had me thinking maybe I'd misremembered.




  
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Dec 28, 2017 20:49 |  #11

Shackleton wrote in post #18528331 (external link)
FINALLY! Someone else who has called them Mexican eagles. I mentioned they've been called that in another forum and got this as a reply-"I've heard that too, but only from you". Honestly had me thinking maybe I'd misremembered.

My Mother grew up on the King Ranch in South Texas. Her father was foreman of the Lareles Division. EVERYONE down there called them Eagles or Mexican Eagles.

we lost her Dec 16, 2000 and today was her birthday... thank you for triggering some great memories




  
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Dec 29, 2017 05:57 |  #12

Shackleton wrote in post #18528331 (external link)
FINALLY! Someone else who has called them Mexican eagles. I mentioned they've been called that in another forum and got this as a reply-"I've heard that too, but only from you". Honestly had me thinking maybe I'd misremembered.

They are commonly called Mexican eagles. There is one on their flag

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My Mother grew up on the King Ranch in South Texas. Her father was foreman of the Lareles Division. EVERYONE down there called them Eagles or Mexican Eagles.

we lost her Dec 16, 2000 and today was her birthday... thank you for triggering some great memories

sorry for your loss and thanks for this response. Its nice to think of photography in that way


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Jan 01, 2018 16:27 |  #13

Nice set CaptBob.


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Jan 01, 2018 19:04 |  #14

Peter2516 wrote in post #18531133 (external link)
Nice set CaptBob.

thanks Peter- happy new year


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Jan 02, 2018 09:03 |  #15

Interesting that people call them Mexican eagles. Mexican I get, but they're falcons  :p


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