• Ending 2021 with the Steller's Sea Eagle

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Steller's Sea Eagle photos through a scope by Gwenne Oberg.
    It was perhaps the most important text my Aunt Gwenne had ever sent me - a link to a Tweet. Clicking on the blue url, I gasped, my eyes widened, the hair on the back of my neck stood up: the Steller's Sea Eagle had been spotted in Maine, just over an hour from where I stood at that moment.
    If you are plugged into the birding community, you've probably seen photos of this errant eagle, normally found in Russia and Asia but now be-bopping around the United States and Canada. It's a giant, striking raptor, with a bright bill and...
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