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Is This a Golden Eagle???
Posted: 26 January 2013 08:14 PM   [ Ignore ]
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is the bird in the first 2 pics a golden eagle?

these were taken in rome illinois, and from what i understand it’s pretty rare to see a golden eagle on the illinois river near peoria.

some immature bald eagles for comparison

 

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Posted: 26 January 2013 10:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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i should add that he stayed away from the group of bald eagles.

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Posted: 27 January 2013 10:10 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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It looks like one to me.  Too brown to be a juvenile baldy

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Posted: 27 January 2013 10:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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exactly what i’m thinking andy. thanks!

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Posted: 28 January 2013 02:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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