All posts tagged: Conowingo Dam

A Pair of Bald Eagles

I went to Conowingo Dam again yesterday with hope to see and photograph bald eagles in action of catching fish from the water. It was no such luck probably because of too much water through the dam causing turbulent current and high turbidity water. Nevertheless, […]

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Conowingo Bald Eagles – 2017.12.1.

Conowingo Dam on lower Sesquehanna River is located in northeastern Maryland, about 90 miles from Washington, DC. Each year in November through December there are a number of migrating bald eagles from the north joining the resident eagles, not unusual to have a total of […]

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Time to Build Nest …

Three weeks ago, I took this bald eagle picture flew over my head toward the electrical transmission tower carrying a big tree branch for nest building.  It’s a rare sight other than snatching fish from the water. I remember I posted a similar picture last […]

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Bald Eagle Catching Fish, Again

An adult bald eagle weighs 10-14 pounds and it’s amazing that it can lift a fish up to four pounds from the water and sometimes with only one powerful talons. It’s a challenge and also fun to capture (with camera) what they capture. No wonder so many […]

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Conowingo Bald Eagles

For some reasons as it gets closer to Thanksgiving holidays bald eagles start to gather below Conowingo dam in hundreds and so do the nature photographers in hundreds as well. I arrived the place at 7:30 am last Friday and there must be at least […]

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Hot Pursue

Being opportunists, bald eagles seem to enjoy stealing fish from others more than catching from the water by themselves. It’s exciting to watch and challenging to capture with the camera.

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Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam, Maryland

The number of bald eagles at Conowingo Dam usually increases in November and through December with the peak, that had reach 200 in the past years, around Thanksgiving time. It has attracted hundreds of photographers to capture bald eagles catching fish from the water, fighting […]

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