Bald Eagle nest from February

This is a Bald Eagle nest from February in 2022. These are a few of the photos I took. One of the adults was incubating eggs/babies while the other was perched in a tree not too far away. The adult in the tree then flew to the nest and I managed to catch a very tender moment where the adults touched their heads together.
We never followed back up on the nest after a couple of visits so I’m not sure what happened to the eggs or babies.
The owner of the land said that the bald eagles made the nest about 4 years ago, and since Bald Eagles can mate when they’re 4, I’m assuming this pair is about 8 years old. I can’t wait to monitor the nest this coming year!
I think the nest is about 5-6 feet tall and wide.

Female Blue Jay flying

Meet Petey the Hummingbird

This is Petey (by the way my mom named him). He’s adorable and I’ve gotten some really cute photos of him but he’s become a feeder bully. He only recently started to guard the feeder like this. Before this, sometimes you’d see one hummingbird chase another away, but now it’s gotten to the point where the only time other hummers can get a drink is in the morning. Sometimes, a female will fly towards the feeder and Petey will start attacking her, then while Petey’s still attacking the first female, another will come. This has happened 4 or 5 times but every time he somehow manages to chase them both away without either one getting so much as a sip. I hope he lets off on the feeder guarding soon.
8 / 10 / 2022

Eastern Bluebird leaving house

One of five Eastern Bluebirds leaving the birdhouse

Humming Bird

Humming Bird

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology