Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

A friend posted some images of Bald Eagles from Conowingo on Facebook, so I decided I had to have a look despite the distance (About 75 miles).
I left home around 5:30 and arrived about 7:00, and it’s quite a place. The area has been nicely landscaped, with excellent viewing facilities, and the regulars tell me it was completely re-done after the hurricane of two years ago. speaking of regulars, there were easily 100 photographers and tourists there to see the eagles.
It was quite cold and cloudy early on, but the Sun came out after a couple of hours and I got a few decent shots.
In truth, this is not my kind of birding, because there’s really only one species involved, and you have to wait for wait some time to see any action.
Still, I’m glad I went and I might consider another trip sometime.

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

Some of the viewing area is elevated, so you get a chance to look down on the birds sometimes. This is an immature bird.

Ring Billed Gull

Large flocks of gulls, including this Ring Billed Gull, fish alongside the eagles.

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

This mature bird is looking for a fish.

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