Bald eagle, Image created by Hope Rutledge

Wish to report a bald eagle sighting in lower Camden county, NJ, on Chew Road at the intersection of Sandy Causeway. "Medium" size bird with mature plumage, plucking at kill, 10/30/2017, first observed near 2:00 PM then about 15 minutes later when I returned with camera, remained in car, eagle continued feeding, seemingly undisturbed. Eagle was about 50-60 yards into corn field.
Jim Obeldobel

My wife and I saw a Bald Eagle today, October 22, 2017. We were on 295N around exit 36 and the Eagle was flying above 295 heading south. Amazing!!!
Todd Fiore

Lynn Winfield wrote the following: Indian Lake Denville New Jersey
We have a very active pair of eagles in Indian lake for the past several months. Amazing

Kim & Eric Burke wrote the following: We saw two bald eagles flying above our Newark neighborhood near Raccoom Creek this afternoon. We are very urban so were quite surprised and very pleased to see them. They were flying low at first so perhaps had been perched in the trees along the creek.

Mel and Ron Boesgaard wrote the following: Saw a very large bald eagle on January 27, 2017 at approximately 3:30 pm over the south branch of the Raritan River in Long Valley, NJ. We were only about 30 feet away. It was so vivid in color and very large compared to eagles we have seen in Maine. Must have been fishing. We tried to get a photo, but it got spooked. But will remember it in my mind's eye. What a glorious site.

Rob Warmflash wrote the following: January 25, 2017, Hillsdale NJ. I saw 2 Bald Eagles circling/soaring near the Woodcliff Lake Reservoir.

John Eade wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle in Far Hills, NJ, at Ravine Lake, on Jan 22. Eagle was looking out over lake.

Leo Jablonski wrote the following: On 1/13/17 at 3:35 pm, I observed a Bald Eagle near RWJ Hospital in Mercer County NJ. Fortunate enough to obtain a good photo.

Stephen Tideman wrote the following: New Jersey - Rt 23 and Doremus Road in Oak Ridge, saw TWO Bald Eagles headed south over the highway. Pulled over to make sure I got a good look at them, and there was no question.

Kayrie Archibald wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle this morning 1/12/2017 on Dover Road,in Forked River (Lacey). Sitting on a tree. It was beautiful!

Keri Salmieri Ross wrote the following: 12/30/16 Friday late afternoon right as snow was starting to fall and winds were picking up- spotted a bald eagle over the ShopRite in Hillsdale, NJ.

David McCarthy wrote the following: Saw an eagle perched over poricy pond in middletown njust and shaped a photo. I spotted it again the next day swooping over the pond. Multiple neighbors with houses on the pond have spotted him in the trees.

Kim Burke wrote the following: We spotted a bald eagle today while driving south on Hwy 657 north of Newark. We followed it as it flew towards the North Fork Licking River running parallel to Hwy 13 south to Newark then lost it in the trees. What a nice gift from Mother Nature!

Thy Cavagnaro wrote the following: We saw a bald eagle today, 12/16/16, around 3:15pm, flying from northeast (near Spring Lake) to southwest, in South Plainfield, right at the intersection of Hamilton Blvd/Plainfield Ave and Maple Ave. We were in our car at a red light, when we noticed a hawk-like bird flying overhead. Since we've had so many hawk attacks on our backyard birds lately, we were curious to see what kind this was. As it flew closer, we saw its white head and both exclaimed, "OMG!! IT'S A BALD EAGLE!!!!"

anLing Tuan wrote the following: Saw a beautiful bald eagle flying above Duke Island park in Bridgewater NJ.

Carolyn Jacob wrote the following: On December 12, 2016 I saw a beautiful bald eagle, with what looked to be two juveniles, all feeding on a deer in a field on Garden Road in Pittsgrove Township, NJ. I was fortunate enough to get a few hazy pics, but the adult is very obviously an eagle. The other two seemed to be a mottled color.

kyle burns wrote the following: Spotted a Bald Eagle on 12/11/16 on a tree in Cedar Grove, Essex County NJ. The eagle was near the cedar grove / newark reservoir.

Mark Van Bruggen wrote the following: Crosswicks, NJ on Nov. 28, 2016 at 7:30 AM. Heading toward Crosswicks, NJ from Eillisdale, Bald Eagle flew over Ellisdale Rd. and roosted in large tree by house on left (heading toward Crosswicks) - near Katona Farms.

Brendan Smith wrote the following: Spotted single bald eagle in field on Sweetmans Lane in Manalapan NJ. Second sighting in same location.

Vicki Lattanzi wrote the following: I had the most beautiful siting this morning on Range road in Brownsmills, NJ 2 bald eagles feeding on a deer. I was able to get 2 pictures. What a wonderful day!

William Balkie wrote the following: Spotted a mature bald Eagle 11/21/16 in a field feeding on a deer . 1273 North Church Street Moorestown N.J. Bodine Tool And Machine Co

Lawrence Lally wrote the following: On 11/21/16 in my backyard was a Juvenile Bald who was feeding. It appeared nervous as looking for others who wanted it's prey. I know some bald Eagles reside in Rancocas Creek area that is nearby. Pretty exciting to see one visiting your home.

Jean Goeltz wrote the following: 11/14/16. Thought I saw a huge hawk on County Line Road in Jackson, NJ. It banked to the right and I saw it was a magnificient bald eagle. One minute earlier or later I would have missed it. Gift from Nature.

Jessica Abraham wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle today, 11/18, on Lacey Road near Whiting, NJ. It was 'eating breakfast' in the middle of the road.

Michael Mantone wrote the following: On Monday November 14th, at about 12:45 in the afternoon, I spotted a Bald Eagle in Clifton, NJ on the Passaic River. I have pictures

Monica Cotardo wrote the following: 10:00 am just saw a single bald eagle fly over me in Berlin No on the White Horse Pike!! Couldn't believe it!! Absolutely beautiful!!

Marcia Stevens wrote the following: Saw a bald eagle yesterday 11/6/16 on Rt#29 coming from Trenton right before the Golden Nugget Flea Market. It had something in its talons and landed in a tree. So beautiful.

Justin Brooks wrote the following: November 1st, saw lone adult on Tuckerton Rd, across the street from the Marlton Memorial Sports Complex in Marlton, NJ.

Deb Neils wrote the following: Two separate sightings the first one by me October 16, 2016 over my daughter's house on Old Glen Rd in Convent Station, NJ. It was flying towards the west. The second sighting was Oct, 29th 2016 by a neighbor in Berkeley Heights, NJ on Meadowview Lane -it swooped down in front of his car chasing an animal then it flew up to the power lines that cross the street.

Nick Giglio wrote the following: I saw two bald eagels on October 16 2016 at jockey hollow morris county

Sagar Pendse wrote the following: Saw a pair of bald eagles over Hudson River from Palisades Interstate Park at the Englewood Boat Basin on October 9th. They circled around a bit and then flew towards the direction of GWB...what an amazing sight!

Robert Galasso wrote the following: Saw a pair flying in circles over my development in the Erial section of Gloucester Twp. in Camden County on 10/10/16. They did not stay together but seemed to circle the area while moving apart from each other until they both disappeared behind the houses on both sides of my street. I have a blurry photo of one but it is undeniably a bald eagle.

Scott Berger wrote the following: 9/17/16 - Saw a Bald Eagle flying over my backyard in East Amwell Township - Hunterdon County (Sourland Region). It circled around a few times rising higher until heading southwest.

Margaret Bedard wrote the following: Is it possible I saw a Bald Eagle over the Jersey Turnpike yesterday (Aug 26, 2016)? I never would have expected to see that, so near to large cities, but what a wonderful surprise it was! I'm not sure exactly where I was, but was driving on the turnpike between Wilmington, DE and Mount Laurel.

Elizabeth Ort wrote the following: Eagle spent over 2 hours in tall tree overlooking Indian Lake in Denville NJ.

Andy McDonald wrote the following: Bald eagle sighted at Milford NJ train station on February 12 2016.

Chuck Carella wrote the following: In August 2015, at about 9:00 am on a clear sunny Sunday morning, I was privileged to see a large bald eagle fly directly above me as I was driving on Route 46 westbound in Totowa, NJ. The eagle was flying in a northeast direction. Just a magnificent sight.

Holly Deni wrote the following: I saw an eagle circling over Main St. and Paterson Ave. in Little Falls, NJ at @8:15 a.m. on 1-27-16. Big and beautiful!

4:43 pm eagle perched in branches along the Passaic River Garfield NJ
Jeff Stewart

Matt Ruban wrote the following: Saw two American bald eagles at around 830 am. I live in keyport New Jersey. They were flying around my apartment complex and over the high grass marsh in the back. Captured a few pictures as well.

John Carroll wrote the following: Woodstown, NJ Near Memorial lake

Barry Steinhauser wrote the following: Bald eagle flew past my house heading west over Whale Creek wetlands at about 3:30pm on Jan 16, 2016. Very impressive, very majestic. Very large, have seen many Hawks and Ospreys but this is my first eagle.

Kathy Gulmantovicz wrote the following: Saw a bald eagle perched on a branch in a tree next to the Raritan River. The eagle was on the South Bound Brook side of the river while I was in Piscataway.
Saw 2 bald eagles flying over the Raritan River on Tuesday January 5, 2016. The adult was flying south from South Bound Brook towards New Brunswick. The other was a juvenile. The young bird flew north towards Bound Brook.

gene yuhas wrote the following: i saw two bald eagles at baekland ave middlesex nj @ union carbide yard

Gary Smith wrote the following: I was outside in my backyard, in flemington and in the largest tree, perched at the top was a beautiful Bald Eagle who stayed perched surveying the surrounding landscape for about 20 min.

Linda Rapacki wrote the following: Photographed an adult bald eagle on Willow Road in Hillsborough, NJ on December 31, 2015.

Martha Davis wrote the following: I spotted and photographed 2 Adult and 1 Juvenile Bald eagle in New Egypt, NJ Dec 21st. Monmouth Rd other wise known as 537.

Tom Painchaud wrote the following: I spotted a bald eagle!!! Looked like an adult. On rt. 528 in chesterfield nj. Coming up the hill near garden state nursey . White above his feet and big! Awesome to see.

Dirk A Oceanak wrote the following: Saw bald eagle on Saturday December 12 & 13 , 2015 near pittstown, nj .

John Rickards wrote the following: I was driving on NJ Rt563 East off of Rt72 towards Chatsworth on Dec 9th, 2015 at 8:15am. I was amazed to see a very large fully mature Bald Eagle feeding on carrion at the side of the road. As I approached, it literally jumped 5 ft. in the air before spreading it's wings and perched in a nearby pine. I was also amazed at it's size, realizing now it may have been almost twice the size of the Eagle I saw shortly after on TV biting Donald Trump! It's color and condition seemed to be perfect, but again I had NEVER seen a wild Eagle that close.

Lois Young wrote the following: On December 6, 2015 a young bald eagle flew a block east of Montclair State Univ. in Clifton. This is my first siting in Essex or Passaic Counties. A friend said there was a siting in Brookdale Park (Montclair/Bloomfield) several days ago. Thrilling!

Miriam Muse wrote the following: Spotted a mature bald eagle perched atop a tall tree branch on Union Valley Road in West Milford, New Jersey, on November 25th., 2015. The location was approx. 1 mile before the Shop Rite shopping center, on left hand side, coming from Warwick, New York. When safe to do so, my son spun car around to face the eagle and we captured several cell phone photos. Eagle was still there an hour later when I brought my husband down to view it, this time with Canon & binoculars in hand. At no time was raptor disturbed; I have a background in ornithology as well as contribute to Cornell watches and am familiar with proper sighting behavior. No one seemed to notice eagle despite obvious photo shooting!

Doug Kent wrote the following: On Monday 11/23/15 I saw a mature Bald Eagle flying over roof tops in Atlantic Highlands as I was driving East on Center Ave. There was a fish in it's talons and it was climbing upward after leaving the bay.

Lauren Bountres wrote the following: On 11/21/2015 I spotted a bald eagle sitting in all it's glory in a tree top on Eyland Ave. in Succasunna. What a beautiful sight!!

Stacy Miller wrote the following: Spotted one bald eagle in Marlton, NJ. It crossed over the road from a group of trees. The white head was clearly visible. Have not seen them in this area before.

James Kono wrote the following: 11/11/15 - 1:30 pm - Netcong, NJ
I just pulled out of my driveway and all of a sudden I saw a flock of birds , about 40 ft high , one bald eagle was in front of the pack with two black birds flying alongside it , looked like they were heading northeast

Teresa Chaney wrote the following: 11/11/15 @ approximately 0900. Spotted TWO bald eagles just off Route 206, near Columbus Market, New Jersey. They were flying, gliding about 100 feet above a field along the roadside. Amazing! They were huge.

Michael Tarlton wrote the following: Monday 10/26/15, I was excitedly surprised to spot a gorgeous bald eagle gliding approximately 100 feet above and following the Passaic River at the Rutherford/Lyndhurst border.

Michelle Cochran wrote the following: As I was driving with my 11 year old daughter, I saw a bald eagle flying over the NJ Turnpike near or around Mercer County on the morning of October 25th 2015. Most majestic beautiful bird!

Marilyn Mellon wrote the following: Sighted a bald eagle in flight over a field near Chesterfield NJ on 10/21/15 at 10:30 am. It appeared to be a female. It was not far from The Wm C Doyle Veterans Cemetery.

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