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Bald Eagles Taking Over Collinsville

Watching the sunrise..
Watching the sunrise..
Okay, so maybe they're not "taking over", but there is surely a large influx in the bald eagles taking up winter homes here along the river. 

Just this morning coming back from some early morning skiing, there were 5 different eagles all with in about a half mile from each other. From the dam here in the center of Collinsville, up river to the town bridge. 

We do have an eagle or two that has taken up residency along this section of the Farmington River but the influx that has taken place is getting pretty close to remarkable. 

Every day for the past week it's been VERY easy to come across at least one Bald Eagle every morning. This morning was almost crazy. Maybe the influx is due to the polar vortex that rolled across the country. Or maybe they just know a good thing when they see it and won't be leaving Collinsville any time soon. 

To view more photos from the past week you can head on over to the TAB Photographic business page at: https://www.facebook.com/tabphotographicmuddypawstudios

Enjoy and go spy some eagles!!!

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Jaimie Cura (Editor) January 18, 2014 at 11:38 AM
These are so beautiful, Tim! Thank you so much for sharing these! I'm going to show these to a lot of people!
Tim Brown / TAB Photographic January 18, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Thank YOU Jamie!!! I'm waiting to get a "perfect" shot that I just don't feel as though I've gotten yet.
Kay Higgins January 18, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Is it an "influx", or are the offspring finally mature, with adult plumage? I just read that the young often return to their birthplace to breed. February is their breeding season. How exciting is that?!
Tim Brown / TAB Photographic January 18, 2014 at 01:36 PM
Not sure. I just remember growing up and every winter the birds come south. But I guess that's why I'm a photographer… haha
Julie Rush January 18, 2014 at 02:21 PM
These are beautiful photos, Tim. Thank you for sharing them with us, as Jaimie said! I'll have to keep a closer look-out on the river now.
Jim January 18, 2014 at 09:06 PM
Magnificent creatures, beautiful shots of them, thanks. But I'm wondering how you could tell that they were coming back from skiing.
Karen's Dog Training Blog January 20, 2014 at 10:38 AM
This is wonderful news! Thank you for sharing your photographs! Will be looking for the eagles!
Sarah Faulkner January 20, 2014 at 08:22 PM
They are nice photos and good to spread the word, but I can't help but laugh at your directions -- I think you mean "dam" not "damn" for Collinsville?

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