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Had this gorgeous Bald Eagle visit us today on Eagle Mountain lake!
Tammy Hamilton

Just saw 2 bald eagles in south Rockwall County, Tx. Just flying around. Gorgeous!
Kristi Renteria

Saw Bald Eagle land in pi e tree in Orange Tx on Hwy 87.Nort of Orange tx about 3 miles.First one to see in the wild in Orange.
Wesley Lynch

It was over my neighbor's house. Approximately at the intersection of 1488 and Field Store Rd in Waller County Tx. It was hunting a dove and grabbed it on the wing about 50' above the ground. The photo is no good, but here it is. 6:30 pm, Oct 27.
Christian Seger

Doris Browne wrote: On Saturday Oct. 7, 2017at 11:00 am, a bald eagle landed on my windowsill to backyard. It was very large, approx. 24" tall, white head and defining yellow curved beak. I am in the DeZavala Lockhill Selma area near the Walmart Neighborhood Market. I did not have my phone with me and didn't want to move. It stood there looking through the glass. Must have seen his reflection and charged the glass, then flew upward into a tree right above him. I have a pond with fish in my backyard, but the fish were not disturbed.

Brenda Bronson wrote the following: Saw a beautiful bald eagle sitting on a dead tree in the swamp area of the Sabine River on Farm to Market Road Texas 149 in Longview Texas. It was at 8:45 a.m. I drive this road every day back and forth to take my granddaughter to school. I have been driving that road for 20 years and I've never seen a bald eagle. It was a beautiful site, turned the car around and took as many pictures as I could with the camera I had. I watched it move around a little bit for about 15 minutes then it turned around opened its wings and flew off and watched it sore majestically off into the sky! Happy Valentine's Day to me!

Joan McCormack wrote the following: I have seen a bald eagle twice in the last week on our lake in Magnolia, Tx. Last sighting was Saturday, February 11 when it landed on the small island in the center of the lake. I attempted to get a picture as it soared away to the top of the pine trees.

Kathy Hardcastle wrote the following: Saw a large bald eagle this afternoon sitting at the edge of Hegar pond on Hegar Rd just South of FM2920 in Hockley TX - today, Feb. 11, 2017.

Mary Lavook wrote the following: My daughter and I saw a bald eagle at Towne Lake Park in McKinney Texas today. He was pearched in a large tree at the North-West corner of the lake. We saw the eagle 01/26/2017 at 2:45pm.

Joseph Petty wrote the following: I have seen bald eagles on two separate occasions in Porter and Kingwood Texas this week.

Shirley Chretien wrote the following: Canyon Lake, TX - There's a beautiful bald eagle perched in a dead tree on the lake shore right now.

Ricky Martinez wrote the following: 1/16/17 @ 5:28 , scene and took pictures with my phone " wish I had a real camera " of a bald eagle going home from work ..Canyon Texas

Steve Wells wrote the following: Bald Eagle sighted next to a stormwater retention pond in Humble, Texas, January 15, 2016 at 1445 hours.

Tonya McNeely wrote the following: Bald Eagle seen from our backyard in McKinney, TX today! The dog went crazy over it. Incredible wingspan!! 01/08/17

Belendia Hamilton wrote the following: 2 bald eagles seen behind my house by lake today. One eating a fish. Sighting was in Humble Texas off Mesa.

Mary Kovar wrote the following: One of the Bald Eagles from yesterday is back again. 8:29am January 3 Bryan texas off of 1179

Mary Kovar wrote the following: Awesome sight today. Two Bald Eagles scared away about 39 vultures feeding on hog carcass. This was in the field behind my house off of 1179 in Bryan Texas at. This was between 3-4 pm, January 2, 2017.

Lori DeMello wrote the following: Saw a Bald Eagle near our home in Sulphur Springs, Tx. It was standing on the ground only about 10-15 feet off the road. Of course we tried to u-turn to get a picture but it flew away. It was very near a creek in a bottoms area.

Brad Willingham wrote the following: Saw two bald eagles at Houston National Golf Course near Cypress, TX. One flew up from one of the lakes and joined the second one about 300 ft. up and circled for several minutes while gaining height. We lost sight of them after a while when we had to focus on our golf.

carl manns wrote the following: saw an adult bald eagle flying along the edge of acton lake at houston woods state park on 12-24-16 from the balcony of a room at the lodge

Ruben Perez wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle soaring above lake Ray Hubbard as i was driving across the lake. Coolest thing ever. Monday December 5,2016 11:45 a.m. Rockwall,Texas.

Steven Holt wrote the following: Houston, Texas.
Yesterday around 1730 CST. Single eagle sweeping back and forth over the water at a retention basin on the corner of W.Little York and Hollister Road

Paul Farren wrote the following: Is that a Bald Eagle I saw soaring over Lake Nacogdoches? My wife, Nancy, and I were playing a round of disc golf at the Lake. At around 1:40 we finished hole number seven and stopped to take a few pictures and I noticed a bald eagle soaring about 100 yards out over the lake and fairly high up. With the naked eye you could very easily make out the white head and tail feathers. Took a few photos with my phone. Awesome sight!

Wendy Wright wrote the following: 11/20/16 at 11:40AM Saw two bald eagles in flight high above White Oak Park in the Woodland Heights (2 miles to the NW of downtown Houston). An adult and sub-adult with a black terminal edge to its tail.

Javier Gomez wrote the following: I've lived in south central Texas nearly 60 years and have yet to see a bald eagle in these parts. Caracaras are native to this area; they are a bird of prey in the falcon family and are about the size of a red-tailed hawk. They have white heads with a black crest and white tail feathers, and because of their plumage, are often mistaken for bald eagles.

Kristina Reyes wrote the following: 11/17/16 - Saw a Bald Eagle next to the lake at Goforth park in Cypress, TX. It was standing near the edge if the lake for a long time before it flew away to the other side of the lake. It was a beautiful thing to see.

Todd Hackney wrote the following: Bald Eagle circling over pasture and woods Wednesday afternoon, November 16, 2016 in Rosharon, Texas, South of Houston.

Brian Kohler wrote the following: Sighted Bald Eagle on 11/14/2016 and 11/15/2016 near Glen Rose, Texas. Circled over the river adjacent to Riverbend Retreat Center.

DeWayne High wrote the following: I saw a Bald eagle flying near the intersection of Jones Road and Mills Road in NW Harris County 77070 on 11/14/16 @ about 10:00am

Maria Carrasco wrote the following: This morning, October 29, 2016, we sighted a beautiful, large bald eagle at Sydney Harbour, Cypress Texas. The eagle was circling over the canal area before landing on the grass nearby the neighbor's dock where he gazed at the water as a few minutes passed. Suddenly, he flew towards the water and submerged with a fish within its claws. Afterwards he went back near the dock area with the fish then flew off into the distance with the fish still firmly grasped in his claws. It was truly amazing to have witnessed this event for the first time!

Rhonda Armor wrote the following: Single bald eagle flew over our house in Southdowns Village subdivision in Copperfield area of Northwest Houston at approx 10:30am on Friday, October 28, 2016. Several peal calls heard before flyover.

Pat Couch wrote the following: Lake Ray Hubbard, TX - I saw a bald eagle perched in a dead tree in the lake on Hwy. 66 (Lakeview Parkway) in Rowlett, TX. This was on 10/23/2016 at about noon. It's the first time I have ever seen one in the wild, and it was very exciting for me. Very majestic animal!

David Beasley wrote the following: This afternoon, we saw a single bald eagle soaring over lake Cypress Springs near Scroggins, TX. 2:30 pm October 21, 2016

Candice Gayle wrote the following: My husband and I spotted a Bald Eagle early morning Oct. 9, 2016 at Cedar Ridge Camp ground on Belton Lake. We were in our boat trolling up a tributary and it flew over our boat.

Mark Seguin wrote the following: On September 17, I observed a bald eagle across the hwy from my house perched in a tall dead tree. It was amazing! I even took some pictures with myself own. I live 1 mile north of Edom Texas.

Spotted 3 Bald Eagles flying over Gulf Fwy in Houston, Texas. No question about it. Blazing white head and tail feathers! So amazing to witness! Hope to see more!

Daniel Brown wrote the following: League City Tx Sept 13-14th 2016. My wife and I have viewed a bald eagle both flying and perched in a very tall pecan tree in old League City at the corner of Walker st. And Iowa ave. We have viewed it with binoculars for two days straight and it really is a majestic bird.

Deborah Kinder wrote the following: It was amazing! 20 feet from me, bald eagle flew just past me across the street where i live. They have cut down 150 acres behind me and I think it is looking for a new nesting place. Porter, Texas

Roxanne Walker wrote the following: Two adult male bald eagle seen at Riverside Park, Victoria, Texas on February 12, 2016.

Cindy Smiddle wrote the following: We spotted and photographed a lone Bald Eagle perched on a tree along the lakeshore on Lewisville Lake yesterday (1/31/2016) while boating.

Stephanie Goodman wrote the following: Spotted a pair of bald eagles flying high overhead at approximately 1:10pm on January 28, 2016, over downtown Lewisville, TX. They flew north/north east, looked to be possibly courting, until I lost sight of them. One was an adult, another was more juvenile (though still with discernible white at the head and tail).

John Kyker wrote the following: My wife and I saw a lone bald eagle standing in a pasture off Hwy 56 in Savoy, TX. We watched it for a few minutes to ensure it was not harmed. It was able to fly away. Awesome sighting!

Paul Brown wrote the following: I was in my backyard yesterday at about 5:00 p.m. when a bald eagle flew over my house. Was not far above tree height. I live in Friendswood, Texas just south of Houston

Wendy Wright wrote the following: Saw a 4-5 yr old bald eagle in flight and perched at 9:00AM 1-16-16 in Houston TX at White Oak Park on the White Oak Bayou. Confirmed sighting with binoculars and photos. White head and tail had just a bit of dark smudging - beak was bright yellow. Have had an average of two adult eagle sightings per year at this location close to downtown Houston. This was my first sighting that did NOT follow a period of heavy rain that stranded fish on the banks of the bayou.

Debbie Faires wrote the following: Today,I spotted a single Bald Eagle on CR 251 in Lavaca county at or around 9am. The eagle was perched on a telephone pole, just past the 4 E Dairy going towards 1295,it remained still until I stopped my van, then it flew north west. I was able to follow it by roads for about 3 miles. Amazing sight!

Pat Enyart wrote the following: A sole Bald Eagle landed on a fence post as I drove by on Turnersville Rd. near RR 1327 in Buda, TX (10 mi. S. of Austin) at 2:45 PM today. Never seen anything like that around here. Beautiful!

Virginia Lawrence wrote the following: Female, approximately 5 miles southwest of Frankston, TX on Farm to Market Road (FM)837, on Sunday, January 9th, 2016, 10:15 a.m. FM 837 is secluded, low-traffic road surrounded by East Texas hard and piney woods with scattered pastures. She was on the roadside perhaps eating prey. I was traveling north-bound on route to church. I slowed down when I spotted the road-side bird, because it did not flee like most hawks do when a vehicle approaches. She flew low to the road ahead of me for about 25 yards then flew up over trees. She was quite large, and I did not actually realize she was a Bald Eagle until she ascended and I could see her head in the sunlight. (I had noticed the white in her tail while she flew ahead of me close to the road.) Glorious sight to behold on that sunny but cold winter morning in beautiful northeast Texas.

Randy Patterson wrote the following: Just saw one fly over my property at 1:49 PM on 1/10/2016. There is a large body of water behind my property, and lots of tall trees away from any roads or paths. I am in the Texarkana, Texas area.

David Deeds wrote the following: 1/10/2016, 0911 hours, temp. 27%F. 33.2069749 , -96.5854239. I spotted this beautiful American Eagle perched atop a tree overlooking a pond in my back yard. I was able to make a 100% identification using binoculars, unfortunately the Eagle was to far away to get a good picture with my cell phone camera.

Michael Hall wrote the following: Was around 130pm in between 1187 and Vickery blvd. Went out to my truck looked up in the trees sounded like two squirrels battling over territory. Tree limbs started breaking high up in the tree is what caught my attention. Holy crap the next thing I knew an eagle was flying away with a squirrel. The size of his feet dwaferd the squirrel.

Vivian Lear wrote the following: 1/3/16 around 4:30 pm on FM 1484 in Conroe Texas I saw a Bald Eagle flying. It is only the second time I've seen an Eagle in Texas. Several years ago I saw one at Lake Sam Rayburn at Ebenezer Park.

Virginia Swinney wrote the following: On New Years Day 1-1-16 about 9:50am My husband and I driving east on Henderson county Rd. 4528 (county line road) Near CR 4402 Larue, TX 75770. We both saw a Bald Eagle taking off from a tall pine tree. It was so amazing, the tail was pure white and then we saw the white head and the wing span and grace of flight, just beautiful!!!

Al Modo wrote the following: Spotted a bald eagle 12/31/15 at 9:41 this morning after entering the 130 toll road off I-35, heading South. First thing I noticed was the size. Then I noticed the white feathers on the head and tail. Amazing.

Matt Lucas wrote the following: Saw two mature bald eagles along the Colorado River in San Saba County, TX. December 26, 2015. Approx 6 miles downstream from Hwy 190 West.

Sandy Pohlmeyer wrote the following: Hi my husband and I were headed home from shopping on FM 609 in Fayette Co., Texas when we saw what we think was a Bald Eagle fly up from the side of the road. The body of the bird was too heavy to be a buzzard. The head and tail were all white and the body was dark. We were just north of Gebert Rd. on FM 609 in Fayette Co., Texas between Flatonia and Hostyn. Very excited to see a Bald Eagle in our area.

Randy Watson wrote the following: We live South of Weatherford on the Brazos. On the 10th I took a picture of a female on the beach. Today the 13th she is back. Last year we had a pair for several weeks.

Chuck Rubins wrote the following: 9 Dec 2015 about noon spotted a soaring adult bald eagle near Fry Road and Spring Green in SW Katy, TX. White head and light tail clearly visible. On reaching substantial altitude the bird headed southwest at a high rate of speed. We have seen this or similar adult birds several times near Spring Lake in our subdivision.

Annette Webb wrote the following: I saw a Bald eagle preached on top of a tree this morning, 12/7/2015,by a lake in Bridgeland neighborhood in Cypress, Texas.

Angel Marbut wrote the following: I couldn't believe my eyes but on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, around 10am, I seen a large bird landing on a tree top across the street. It was beautiful and I had no idea on Kelly Rd. off FM 1488 in Magnolia, Texas, I would see my first bald eagle. I asked two men if they had seen it and of course I looked like the crazy lady. That beautiful animal flew away before I could get my camera on my phone up and working but have keeped a lookout for it. I looked up on the web today to see if other sightings where here and found the post of the one spotted in Indigo Lakes just down the road for my work location. Nice to see that I may not be crazy after all. Will keep my eyes up and camera ready.

Roger Ellingson wrote the following: 12/03/15 at 7:15 am seen a large bird on my property I looked at it with bionics when it landed in top of dead oak tree it was a beautiful eagle. I live in southern Brazoria county on county road 851 near brazoria

Stacy Nelsen wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle this morning in Round Rock, Texas. At approximately 8:30am, an eagle flew over my vehicle traveling east, parallel with FM 1431, approximately one mile east of IH35. No mistaking it! And this was my second sighting, in the same location, in the last 6 months.

Ronnie Wilson wrote the following: Bald Eagle sighted Thanksgiving day 11am Northwest Harris County Texas, Cypress, Texas @ Louetta Rd and Longwood Trace

Ed Smith wrote the following: I have seen bald eagles on three occasions recently near Able Springs, Texas. This location is about 25 miles east of Dallas via highway I20. I never saw one in this area until this year.

Terry Singeltary wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle today fly down the shoreline at Bacliff, Texas 77518 on Galveston Bay about 3:30 PM or so, headed to sunny San Leon. we have an osprey on the end of our pier that sleeps there most every night (I built a perch for him and the end of the pier and he really likes it. I thought that eagle was going to land on chummakers perch.

Chuck Donley wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle for the 1st time here in Texas. Approx. 7:30am 11/18/2015 at Woodruff Park in Plano TX. Magnificent & Large. Never saw one before in that area so I imagine all the other birds normally in the area thought twice about flying around. I didn't hear any of the Killdeer normally there, just the ducks. It was great.

Karen Ingersoll wrote the following: Just saw a bald eagle flying N to SW about a mile east of Diana, TX. Total surprise but large bird with white head/neck and white tail, slow wing-beats. Beautiful. Couldn't get my binoculars fast enough to follow but will keep looking.

Jennifer Pinkasavage wrote the following: Saw a bald eagle catching a fish in the pond alongside I 45 and 1488 just south of Conroe, Texas. 11/15/2015

Gale Brister wrote the following: At 5pm on November 14th, a bald eagle was seen flying from the west to east over highway 288 at the Binz exit in Houston.

Wendy Wright wrote the following: Saw an adult soaring/gliding within a mile of Downtown Houston TX on 11-8-15 at 10:15AM (after a cold front passed through).

Lynetta Campbell wrote the following: A magnificent bald eagle flew in front of my car this afternoon (11/4/15) in Kingwood, TX. It swooped down, was about 10 feet in front of me, and then rose majestically to fly away.

Terry Alfonso wrote the following: Near Lake Houston in Huffman, TX: On 10/31/15, I heard a strange noise outside my house, like metal rubbing on metal. I went outside to see what it was, and saw a huge bald eagle sitting in one of my pine trees. This was the last thing I expected to see! I was able to get a few pictures, then it flew to another tree at the front of my house. When it flew off towards the lake, it was carrying a squirrel in its talons. Right after it flew away, a second eagle flew up out of my neighbor's tree to join it, I hadn't even noticed that one. Very exciting for me! I've seen them a few times around Lake Houston, but never in my yard. Absolutely beautiful birds, what a thrill for Halloween!

Veronica Lorine wrote the following: While out and about today in Sugar Land, I spotted a beautiful bald eagle flying overhead at Hwy 6 and Williams Trace. What an amazing sight!

Kelli Montgomery wrote the following: I saw one bald eagle flying over the Dad's Club in Pearland, TX on Thursday, October 29, 2015 around 5:15 pm before my daughter's softball game. The girls stopped playing for a second to stare up at this magnificent creature. Not something you get to see very often especially in a residential area. I have a feeling it was the first time many of these young girls have ever seen a bald eagle so it made the experience even more special.

Gloria Hill wrote the following: Saw 4 bald eagles soaring over lake conroe south shore estates this morning. Beautiful to watch

Monica Menzel wrote the following: Saw a female bald eagle fly across cove at Richland Chambers Lake (near Corsicana, tx) around 6pm on 10/10/15. She dove toward the water and came to rest on a large oak near water. I watched her for a few minutes before she went back to work looking for small prey in a nearby field. Absolutely majestic!!

Dylan Skogman wrote the following: 9/28/15- sighted a mature female bald eagle near a large tank off of FM 466 in Guadalupe county. She flew from the tanks edge and perched atop a dead oak tree.

Rick King wrote the following: While sitting on my Patio looking across Lake Houston, I spotted a pair of Bald Eagles hovering over the lake... I rushed in to grab my binoculars and for the last 20 minutes I am sitting and observing them as they sit ion a near by tree branch ..... It is awesome just sitting here and watching them just sit..... Atascocita Tx




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