Feathered Friends SMAP Contest Entry - Raptors or Birds Of Prey ~ A Bald Eagle

This is my entry for the Feathered Friends - Show Me A Photo Contest Round 41! The theme for this round is "Raptors or Birds Of Prey". You can learn more about the contest and how to enter HERE!

My first photo of this Bald Eagle is my entry!


I took all of the Bald Eagle photos in this post while I was on the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Trail in Harford County, Maryland. The Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Trail is adjacent to the Conowingo Fisherman's Park. People travel from all over to try to photograph the Bald Eagles here.


My husband and I happened to be in the area last week when we decided to stop at the Conowingo to take a short walk and check out the scenery. I was hoping to see a Bald Eagle to photograph for SMAP but if not then I could get some new shots of the Black Vultures there. Black Vultures would have also fallen into the "raptor" category but, surprisingly, we saw very few while we were there.


I guess you could say that this was one instance that luck was on my side and that a few of my photos of the Bald Eagle came out fairly nice looking considering how far away the Bald Eagle was. Lucky too that my husband has a keen eye for spotting them perched way up high in the trees. We both heard it but he was the one that spied and pointed the Bald Eagle out to me.


I think the the Bald Eagle is not only a majestic bird but fierce looking as well. I think that comes from their intense looking eyes. I had to laugh at seeing its one claw clenched up like it was just ready to punch somebody ... lol. Sorry, but now that I've said it and you see it, it's hard to not see it! Am I right?! I'll just be going now! 😁


Thank you @nelinoeva for the Feathered Friends - Show Me A Photo Contest!!
Thank you @melinda010100 for #featheredfriends!!
Thank you also to all the sponsors and @oks2crypto for judging!!
All photos and text by me @deerjay. All rights reserved.


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