Llano Bald Eagle Nest, 2009-2010 Nest Season
With the following photos of March 3 and 4, the posting for the
2009-2010 season ends.
March 4 Both eaglets now flying.
Mach 4 Is this seat occupied??
March 4 They return to the nest for a visit.
March 4 The adult eagle brings a fish to a limb and one of the eaglets
goes there to eat.
March 4 It is so amazing how quickly they look like pros in flight.
March 4 The other of the two in flight.
March 4 The adult eagle in flight.
March 3 Both eaglets have now fledged. This is the second eaglet on
its first flight.
March 3 Same eaglet.
March 3 The second eaglet once more in flight.
March 3 Yet another of the second eaglet on its first flight.
March 3 One more of the second eaglet on the day its fledged.
March 2 One of the eaglets fledged this morning.
March 2 Same eaglet that fledged today.
March 2 Moon just over the nest area in the early morning hours.
March 1 As of noon today, neither eaglet had fledged.
March 1 There was moderate practicing flight and wing flapping.
Feb 24 Eaglet takes a limb in its beak as it practices for future flight.
Feb 24 It is so hard to get everyone to face the camera in a family photo.
Feb 24 Notice the size of the eaglets now, at just over 10 weeks old,
compared to the adult in the nest with them.
Feb 24 Adult bald eagle approaches a landing.
Feb 24 Adult in flight.
Feb 24 Same adult, just a little farther along the way.
Feb 23 Early, the snow was fairly heavy at the nest today.
Feb 23 There was very little accumulation of snow, even later in the day.
Feb 23 Even with snow, eaglets have to eat; so, here comes a fish.
Feb 22 It was a cloudy cold morning. The eaglets are now 10 weeks old.
Feb 22 Adult bald eagle leaves the nest after bringing in a stick.
Feb 13 It started out as a very, very foggy morning. This post is solely
for those of you who are following the development of the eaglets who
will be 9 weeks old tomorrow. Note the pile of limbs and sticks that
are now right in front of the nest and blocks the view of not only the other
eaglet but the adult eagles as well.
Feb 6 The eaglets at the Llano nest are now 8 weeks old.
Feb 6 Both eaglets are seen here.
Feb 6 One of the adult eagles lands on its favorite perch.
Feb 6 Feeding two young is work!
Feb 6 One of the adult eagles leaves the nest.
January 25 The eaglets's feathers are developing more and more.
Jan 25 Notice the feathers on the wing of the one eaglet.
Jan 25 Both adults and both eaglets - if they would have just
raised their heads more!
Jan 25 Adult eagle comes to the nest with a limb.
Jan 25 One of the eaglets between the adult eagles.
Jan 25 Food, I need food!!!
Jan 25 Coming with food.
Jan 25 Landing
Jan 25 Flight
Jan 25 Take-off
Jan 22 Both adult eagles in the nest.
Jan 22 One adult leaves the nest as the other watches.
Jan 22 One adult arranges a limb brought to the nest.
Jan 22 The eagles made several trips this morning getting grass and limbs
to bring to the nest.
Jan 22 Their flights were lower to the ground as they looked for nest building
Jan 22 Another limb being brought into the nest.
Jan 22 Flight away from the nest.
Jan 22 Still another flight.
Jan 22 One more flight photo.
Jan 21 The eaglets are really getting their feathers now. The adult
is feeding them.
Jan 21 One of the adult eagle is bringing grass to the nest area.
Jan 21 The male bald eagle brings a fish (slightly torn apart) to the nest.
Jan 21 The eagle, in flight, broke a very long limb from a tree and is
bringing it to the nest.
Jan 18 Now five weeks old, the eaglets's feathers are really beginning to grow.
Jan 18 The squirrel was taking pecans from the tree and got on
eye to eye level with the eaglets.
Jan 18 This osprey fly briefly by the nest today.
Jan 18 Another photo of the same osprey near the bald eagle nest.
Jan 12 Notice the feathers on the wing of this eaglet.
Jan 12 Eaglet looks to adult for food, but this time there was none.
Jan 12 Adult eagle leaves nest.
Jan 12 One of the adult eagles flew across the highway to a nearby
Jan 12 Another flight shot. 8530
Jan 12 Same flight. 8531
Jan 12 Second flight across the road to a nearby pasture.
Jan 4 Note the wing and the beginning of the wing feathers on the one
eaglet with its wings up (as the other eaglet looks on). Now 3 weeks old.
Jan 4 Both eaglets.
Jan 4 The eagles brought a lot of sticks and grass to the nest today
(Maybe getting ready for the cold weather later this week).
Jan 1, 2010 One of the two eaglets is seen here. At almost 3 weeks old,
only the head is visible above the line of the nest.
Jan 1, 2010 Both male and female of this nest.
Jan 1 Taking a break from nest sitting.
Jan 1 The eagle cleans its beak after feeding the eaglets.
Jan 1 In flight.
Dec 28 Just to the right of the head of the adult eagle, two eaglets
are can be seen with their heads up. Thy are now just over two weeks old.
Dec 28 Here just in front, and to the left of the adult's head, one of the eagles
Dec 28 One of the adult eagles joins the other on a broken stump.
Dec 28 Both of the adult eagles on a broken stump of the tree
near the nest.
Dec 28 Adult bald eagle prepares to fly from its perch.
Dec 15. Info only. It looks like at least one eaglet has hatched. It will
be about two weeks before it or they are large enough to be visible.
Dec 15 One eagle brings a limb to the nest and take its turn sitting
in the nest.
Dec 15 Eagle vocalizes at passing crows.
December 4 There were a few snow flakes this
morning, but nothing to accumulate. Here one of the
eagles had just swapped out of its turn sitting on the egg/s
and is taking off for a break.
Dec 4 The eagle that took its turn on the nest settled down keeping those
eggs warm in this cold weather. By 11:00 a.m. the sun was beginning
to come out and the few flakes of snow were basically gone.
Dec 2. The leaves are gone from the tree now and the eagles are
still sitting on eggs. The predicted snow did not materialize. The sun
came out briefly in the early morning.
Nov 12 Eagles are still sitting on egg or eggs.
Nov 12 Bald Eagle lands on a nearby stump.
Nov 9 The eagles' behavior indicates they are now sitting on an egg or eggs.
This is the earliest date in their seven years at this nest eggs have been laid.
Nov 9 One eagle comes to substitute the other to sit on the eggs. The one
that had been on the eggs leaves the nest and does not return for about
Nov. 3 Both eagles continue to work on rebuilding the nest and lining it
Nov 3 One of the eagles takes off in flight from the nest.
Nov 3 Eagle in the nest.
October 27 One of the Llano eagles in the nest. They are still adding
sticks to the nest.
October 27 Early morning light.
The eagles returned to the Llano nesting area a couple of weeks ago.
Today, October 15 they were both bringing limbs to the nest and beginning
the rebuilding process.
#1726 October 15 Male and Female in the nest.
#1728 Bald Eagle lifts off in flight from the nest.
Bald Eagle 1741
Bald Eagle 1758 Handsome couple of bald eagles.
Bald Eagle 1764 One of the adult eagles in flight.
Bald Eagle 1774
Bald Eagle 1793
Bald Eagle 1800
Bald Eagle Nesting Tree 5259 Those of you who are familiar with this area
will note that the Cottonwood Tree, just in front of the Pecan Tree where the nest
is located, has lost some of the old rotten limbs from the previous year.