Gulls Beware: Bald Eagle on Jamaica Pond

A local birder who blogs under the name “sicloot” shared photos of an up-close encounter with a bald eagle who was visiting Jamaica Pond.

Click through to the “Skinny in a Land of Plenty” blog for these amazing photos and a description of the behavior the birder saw.

Last weekend, as we were birding around Leverett Pond, we noticed a lot of commotion among the birds. Gulls took to the air and Canada geese and mallards walked off the ice into open water, huddling together. Soon afterward, we spotted a large dark bird flying overhead, our first bald eagle sighting in Boston.

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