Female golden eagle returning to her nest with prey (young coyote)
Female eagles continue to add sticks to their nests long after the young hatch
Momma eagle would hear the camera shutter fire as she left the nest and often gave a quick look. I took this image from below using a remote camera.
I often find eagles nesting in caves which provide shade to the young.
Female Golden Eagle with downy young
A proud mother. Female goldens stay in the nest with their young most of the time when they are small.
Checking me out in the blind
Momma eagle shading her young during midday sun
Well fed young.
5+/- week old youngster
Learning to fly!
Nearly fledged and ready to go.
Incubating-Dozing Adult Male
Incubating female, a jackrabbit alongside ready to feed the 2 small eyasses that can't be seen
Cave nesting eagle 2
Cave nesting eagle 3.... Mom coming in. Note the molting feathers.
Golden Eagle with Gopher Snake
2016 Creek Family
This mother eagle has white shoulders and some white feathers underneath. She is very unique.
2016 Creek Family in the Rain
2017 Creek Family
Looks like a new female this year with no white shoulders
2015 Painted Canyon Eagle Family. They are using the same nest in 2017.