I had a most interesting and totally unexpected encounter with a family of CHEs comprising of the Male, Female and a Juvenile. The Eagles are still nesting the new arrival and was obviously very protective of the single bird. In my observation over a 3 hour period I noted many characteristics of these wonderful birds-of-prey. I hope to document all the findings in a proper record which would be shared upon their eventual publication.
For this blog I will share the photos captured during the encounter.
The pair of adults - Male (dark morph, bottom) and Female (pale morph, top)
Close-up of the Male
The Male keeping watch of the Juvenile from a tree perch opposite the nest.
Close-up shots of the Female
The Juvenile in the nest
And recorded here doing a big stretchhhh.....