Thursday, November 11, 2010

A Bald Eagle at the Reservoir three and a half years ago

Bald Eagle [juvenile] on Reservoir after catching a Ring-billed Gull 2/24/07 -- Photo by BEN CACACE

In regard to Junko Suzuki's Bald Eagle sighting last week:

On February 24, 2007 Ben Cacace, a long-time Central Park birder and bird historian, posted a photo on his blog --

On 4/9/07 he posted an update:

I've spoken to a number of birders from Central Park who have birded there awhile and/or know the history of sightings in the park and the consensus is that this is the first confirmed sighting of a Bald Eagle landing in Central Park!