Behind our cabin in Estes Park there is a dead tree on which a
bald eagle roosts usually late in the afternoon. There is another
dead tree on the north shore of Lake Estes where he can be
seen devouring the fish that he has caught in the lake. He is
affectionately called "Baldy" by local birders.
He is named Haliaeetus leucocephalus which is sea (halo)
eagle (aeetos) with a white (leukos) head (cephalus).
My son Gordon caught him with his mouth open.
In flight he is