Tuesday, April 30, 2013

A Mother's Cry

 
 
We noticed it a week ago.
 
 
 
 
 
We went back to check
it yesterday.
Silently,
carefully,
we approached.
 
 
 
 
We stood in awe
before we attempted
to photograph her.
And there she sat.
Still.
For a few moments.
 
 
 
She ventured out.
 
 
 

 
 
Watching us, watch her.
 
 

 
 
Then instinct took over.
 
 

 
 
She called out a warning.
Tried to lure us away.
The father watched from afar.
 
We left them to be.
We will return to watch
for the babies.
Less than a mile from our home.
How privileged we feel.
To call
the Bald Eagle our neighbor.


33 comments:

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Oh how exciting! I would love to have one that close (I don't think we even have them around here?)

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Oh how exciting! I would love to have one that close (I don't think we even have them around here?)

Terri said...

Wow. Lucky you!!

EG CameraGirl said...

What a fabulous find! I would LOVE to live so close to an eagle's nest!

Maple Lane said...

Thank you for sharing this amazing experience.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

This is so neat!! I have never seen one in the wild and you have one right there!!

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

we have those neighbors too. the best kind to have. so fun!! great shots. ( :

Tammy ~ Country Girl at Home ~ said...

Oh Jill, how blessed ya'll are! This gave me goose bumps. She looks so majestic soaring like that! Beautiful!

Tammy

Lynne said...

You are VERY privileged indeed Jilll . . .
I would treat this as a true living omen of the moment . . .

Scrappy Pink Corner said...

Beautiful. Love this post. TFS. ana

TexWisGirl said...

so.very.cool!

Dianna said...

Wow! We have a couple that we see flying nearby, and they perch in our trees. But we've never seen the nest.

That's so exciting!

Madi and Mom said...

Absolutely 100% a privilege...she could tell you two were friends.
Your pictures are beautiful and clear
Hugs Madi and Mom

Eva Ason said...

Wow that's beautiful :) how lovely to have them so close.

Chatty Crone said...

Eagles amaze me - such a strong bird. sandie

Debbie Jones said...

I love these pictures. So cool! Thanks for sharing.

Paula said...

I hope you get to see the babies. So exciting.

Bonnie said...

How wonderfully exciting!

Marissa said...

Wow!!! Exciting stuff, right there!

Buttons said...

How awesome is that. Lucky you. B

Paula said...

Goosebump City!!!!!!!

BIKBIK AND RORO said...

Ooh, that certainly is a privilege -- awesome pictures!

Susan said...

All I know to say is WOW! So awesome!

Jackie said...

Is this a new nest this year? Such a beautiful bird, nice shots Jill!

Michaele said...

You have some good karma : ) Keep us informed!

Donna said...

Oh Jill!!!
Truly Breathtaking!!
hughugs

Debbie said...

i have chills, how exciting!!

Chris Rohrer said...

That is awesome!!!! I'm so glad you have one of these birds as your neighbor. Lucky person!

Ida said...

I know that I'm not suppose to be envious of others but to see this well...I am! Thanks for sharing.

At Home in English Valley said...

The gift of seeing a eagle in flight is awesome, having one as a neighbor is priceless! Love, Penny

Red Rose Alley said...

What a beautiful sight this must have been.

Love,
~Sheri

Karen said...

Wow, So awesome. My son lived near a sanctuary for eagles for a while. So majestic!

David said...

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