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Washington

Terri Wilson wrote the following: I have spotted a Bald Eagle twice at our house. The first was approx 2 weeks ago soaring overhead. Yesterday 1/27/2016, It was sitting next to our lake. My daughter and I were amazed at the size of it. Such a beautiful sight. It then flew off with a bird in its talons. We live in the Lake Washington area

Rose Brown wrote the following: I have been viewing a mature adult Bald Eagle and a younger Bald Eagle by Waits Lake of Valley, WA during this summer and fall of 2015. I have been enjoying Bald Eagles here for the past 3 yrs.

Randal Perry wrote the following: Saw one adult on Dan basin near Eden, in Rockingham county.

Harry Perkins wrote the following: I live 9 miles north of Shelton, WA at a place called Emerald Lake. It is a 14-acre lake out in the woods. We get eagles here frequently especially after the lake is stocked for the annual fishing derby. They drop by for the "buffet".

I saw an immature bald eagle with a red wing tag with the number 41 on it saw the bird 2/11/2015, 4:00pm on Dungeness Bay in Sequim, WA
Robert McFerrin

I viewed a bald eagle this morning in Seattle, Washington. It was calmly perched in a huge Black Cottonwood tree at Colman / Lake WA Blvd. Parks. It didn't seem to pay much attention to me walking right below.
Chris Mott

This evening while driving south from Lynden, WA, we saw a bald eagle flying to trees next to the Nooksack River. It was on the west side of Meridian
Tracy Petti

spotted a bald eagle resting about 100 ft up in a tree I believe in tibbawassee park off of swan creek rd. had my digital camera 35mm with me at the time, as I was looking up to take a picture, he decided to take off avoid its picture being taken. 11/2/2013.
my name is david Anderson and I just left the va medical hospital.

I have witnessed two bald eagles flying by the water and saw them sitting in two specific trees more than once, they tend to fly out and later come back to these specific spots. I have watched while one stays sitting in the tall tree and the other is fishing out in the water. I live in Federal Way, Washington I have views of the water around Redondo Beach.
When I first saw them I thought I was seeing another bird mistakenly however with binoculars I clearly got a clear view and was able to recognize they were Eagles that obviously I assumed travel together. While watching today I have saw several different types of birds. I was lucky and actually saw four bald eagles at the same time today flying in the same area. Clearly two of them stick together I have seen them several times together. I have only witnessed the other two today for the first time.
The four eagles flew around a certain area then two left.
I am not sure about females or males or patterns I just know I have seen a total of four bald eagles in the last week and when I have got a glimpse of them it's always been two together.
They are beautiful to watch fly especially if they are mates.
Leah Hartman

I saw two eagles not far from the Cowlitz River (as the eagle flies) on January 3, 2014, in the afternoon. They were perched in a tall deciduous tree at the edge of Old Spirit Lake Highway behind the El Compadre Restaurant at 1289 Mt. St. Helens Way, Castle Rock, WA.
We see eagles quite frequently, here in Castle Rock, since the Cowlitz runs right next to the town. Sometimes, one can stand on the main street of town and see eagles soaring overhead.
Vicki Selander

When: Wed. Jan 16, 2013
Where: Bellingham, Washington
Location: Sunset Pond; located near Woodstock Way & James Street
This was a young eagle; Not sure but maybe about 3 years old or a little older; White head but small spots of brown showing through; We live at the apartments adjacent to the the pond (Sunset Pond). The eagle flew to one of the tall tress across on the other side of the pond from our apartments. The eagle perched itself there for about 45 minutes. This occurred just before sunset around 4:30 PM. I did see him through my binoculars and also took some distant photos of him/her. He seemed to be taking in the sunset, cleaning himself and watching the various birds fly from the pond area.
This was my first eagle sighting since coming to Washington state. I moved here from California and chose this apartment complex so I could take in the wildlife and the pond from my apartment balcony on the third floor. What a great sight to see.
Candy Kvidahl

seen bald eagle in Monroe,Wa just beautiful along river in Thunderbird T&T resort camp ground along the river
Red Fernie

Orcas Island, WA (Crescent Beach, near Eastsound)
J Stamm

South Auburn, Washington 11:54 a.m. November 23, 2010. It flew straight over my apartment building.
Celeste Monroe

Jan.20,2010..Today we saw a very large eagle perched on a dead branch over the Entiat River , we live 14 miles up the river and during the summer we have about 4 to 6 that circle over the hills behind our house and over our house and field, but we have never seen them here in the winter so this one was a surprise. It was dark black with a extremely white head and tail. Entiat is between Wenatchee and Chelan on hwy 97A in North Central Washington.
Patricia Roundy

We recently (02/24/08) went to the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim Washington. There were 40 to 50 Bald Eagles including a lot of juveniles in the trees there. A great place to see them from the safety of your vehicle along with all of the other animals normally on the farm. We observed that all of the seagulls would take flight whenever one of the eagles did so as well. We were actually lucky enough to see one of the eagles swoop down and make a kill out of a seagull next to our car. It might be gruesome to some but to us it was the circle of life presented in a beautiful and dramatic way.
Dave Martin

This morning at about 11 AM we saw 5 bald eagles, one or 2 of them juveniles, standing in a corn field a mile south of Lynden, WA. One of the juveniles was farther away, and did not get in the picture. Fantastic!
Dave Feray

seen a lage bald eagle this morning flying around 56th st in tacoma wa
Sandy Dalrymple

I just love bald eagles, I live on Whidbey Island in WA and I see eagles everyday. We live on a bluff that overlooks a lagoon and the Puget Sound. Just today I counted 6 eagles riding the thermals above my house, and I have one juvenile that loves to sit on a branch that is eye level with my bedroom window. He or she sometimes perches for hours, what a beautiful sight.
Christine Stover

120 eagles were seen today by 3 of us who live on Miller Peninsula in Sequim, WA 98382. They were soaring in a north to south direction in groups of 10 or so. It seemed like a chance of a lifetime to see so many at one time! As they soared, all of the seagulls on Discovery Bay dissappeared! I am surprised to see that the eagles migrate from Alaska or British Columbia in such numbers! Courtesy of Leslie Farrell

Frequent sightings for the past month in the birch tree in my yard that overlooks the lake.  There are adults as well as juveniles.  I usually see them in the morning when I get up...or even before as I look out my window from my bed.  They are a magnificent sight.  I have wondered whether they are territorial since there was some conversation one morning when a second juvenile landed in the tree near another.  It appeared the second one was told to "move on"!
I live in Moses Lake, Wa. [almost the center of the state] The bald eagles have been a common late winter/early spring sight here for about the last 10 years, if my memory serves correctly. Courtesy of Joyce Rector

We have had a mature female living on our little lake for a few years, and just recently was joined by a male.  At first there was a lot of squabbling, but they both seem to be settling down.  As I am typing this, they are both fishing, and mostly trying to steal fish from all of the diving ducks.  I cant believe I can sit in my living room and watch two eagles out my window all day.  I havent seen a nest, but they fly off in the same direction every evening.  I live in Bonney Lake, WA, a small town not far from Tacoma and/or Seattle.  The lake has no name, at least it isnt named on any map that I have seen, and the City employees agree that it doesnt have one.  I would like to name it Eagle Lake for obvious reasons.  The eagles sit in the trees in my yard and watch my cats and my German Shepherd.  They have already thinned out our squirrel population.  We have bass and catfish in this shallow lake that is spring fed.  We also have about 10 different kinds of water fowl, such as Canadian Geese, Mallards, Squabbs, Blue Heron, just to name a few. Courtesy of Cindy Gamble

For those that live in the Bremerton Wa area, you can see several immature and full mature Bald Eagles every day, between 5th and 6th street in Bremerton. The ironic part, maybe is that the location is right in front of our Fraternal order Of Eagles building, in a large tree that sits on the water side of the Washington st. Currently we have two pairs, one pair fully mature and one that have not started to change to the "Bald" status. Courtesy of Scott Campbell

I read some of the reviews in your eagle directory and noticed that none covered the wonderful viewing area we have in Allyn on Case Inlet (Mason County). As many as 13 eagles have been seen at one time searching for prey on the tide flats and perched on snags out in the bay. It's a tremendous sight. The best area to see them from is the small park at the south end of town and the best time is in the fall when there are a lot of dead salmon in the area. Courtesy of Bonnie Knight

This morning during a driving rain storm we has a Juvenile sitting on the hockey goal of the elementary school next door to our medical clinic. It was the normal brown with white feather mix, it's back was turned towards us and with the rain the beak was not seen clearly. It sat for 10 minutes or more before shaking out all the water from it's feathers and then leaving. We often see mature eagles circling above our community. This was the first Juvenile I have seen close up, approximately 20 ft. away. Courtesy of Jim Blankenship, Washington

I regularly see two eagles along the Skykomish and Wallace River along highway 2 near Startup and Sultan. It uplifts my spirits every time I catch sight of them. Courtesy of C. Dupont

I live in Neah Bay, Washington, the very northwest tip of the continental United States, also on the Makah Indian reservation. Last summer while sitting in my yard I was fortunate to witness seventy five eagles soaring above my home. Eagles are also plentiful along the Strait of Juan de Fuca as they are hunting for "ta-sowa" or ling cod eggs. I have counted 132 eagles between here and Clallam Bay which is 20 miles east of Neah Bay. We are truly blessed here at the beginning of the world! Courtesy of Pat Bello, Makah Tribal Member

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