Joaquin Miller Park. Have heard hawk calls many times on this trail
Immature Bald Eagle, Anan Bay, Alaska
Species: H. leucocephalus
Binomial name Haliaeetus leucocephalus
This eagle is waiting for the bears to finish with the salmon.
We visited Anan Bay on 7 August 2007, it is a great spot although fairly difficult to get to. We saw brown bears early in the morning and then American Black Bear, all catching salmon, which are coming up the creek to spawn.
Anan Wildlife Observatory, Anan Creek
Tongass National Forest, Alaska
This female? osprey was hovering over the man-made lake at Berkeley Aquatic Park and diving half-way down to the lake then rising back up. Repeated this pattern several times, but didn't catch any fish.
I was really surprised to see an osprey here. Past data shows they are not commonly recorded at this area. Has anyone else seen them here? How often?
Ejemplar de Águila Pescadora en los límites de la Reserva de la Biósfera Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Río Colorado, San Felipe Baja California.
In German: Mäusebussard
The Accipitriformes is an order that has been proposed to include most of the diurnal birds of prey: hawks, eagles, vultures, and many others, about 225 species in all. For a long time, the majority view has been to include them with the falcons in the Falconiformes, but some authorities have recognized a separate Accipitriformes. A recent DNA study has indicated that falcons are not closely related to the Accipitriformes, being instead related to parrots and...