Bald Eagles on July 5 & 7, 2010

bald eagle
On July 5, 2010, at 6:30PM, two 2nd year juvenile American bald eagles ate a dove in our front yard.

juvenile bald eagle
This is the second of the two.  It takes 4 to 5 years to acquire adult plumage.

juvenile bald eagle
On July 7, 2010, at 4:23PM, this one returned to the same tree.
I identified the birds using The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America
by David Allen Sibley, ISBN 0-679-45121-8, page 113.

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