Bald Eagle on Severn River

by Gary Kenez
(Barrie, Ontario, Canada)


On Wednesday, September 22, 2010, while driving my motor boat mid-afternoon along Lost Channel on the Severn River, I spotted a Bald Eagle take flight from a tree.


I turned and followed it to continue viewing this magnificent bird which, in the 40 years I've been in the area, I have never before seen. It made my day, probably my week. I viewed it until it soared out of sight.

Lost Channel is east of Big Chute, the second last stopping point before reaching Port Severn lock on Southern Georgian Bay. I was astounded when my eyes registered the large white tail and head feathers to make the positive identification.

How wonderful - thank you Gary, for writing to tell us about this Bald Eagle sighting!

Comments for Bald Eagle on Severn River

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 20, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Bald eagle sighting April 20 2013
by: Anonymous

Sitting in a friends cottage near Port Severn today I noticed a large bird circling above the property. At first I thought it was a hawk until I notice the white head and tail feathers. Unfortunetly it was gone before I reached my camera. What a beautiful creature!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Bald Eagle sightings 2010.