Late Winter Trip 2022 Day 3 #1

Steller’s Sea Eagle

An early start on a dark third morning with heavy overnight snow…

There were at least 3 Steller’s still in the area including the above one.

And this one, the one with the gammy left eye.

Steller’s Sea Eagle

I know they have membranes in the eye that can close but this individual was like this all the time.

Here it is on the good side.

Steller’s Sea Eagle

Hungrier

Steller’s Sea Eagle

The lone Steller’s Sea Eagle at the rivermouth in Yakumo was still there at the weekend and it still looks as hungry and skinny as ever.

We saw a much healthier looking one in Oshamambe and kept driving past it thinking I could could photograph it later. By the time I had finished with the Snow Bunting we went back and of course that eagle had gone…