Fly well!

The young Wedge-tailed Eagles I’ve (we’ve) been following over recent months have flown the nest. One of the juveniles was seen in the vicinity of the nest yesterday, perched and flying with reasonable confidence around the breeding territory.

We kept a safe distance, especially when one of the parents appeared overhead to remind us who is the master of this landscape.


Adult wedge-tailed Eagle, Newstead area, 30th November 2014.


The honey coloured upper parts were evident as the juvenile took flight


A little bit of wing stretching.


One of the parents was not too happy with the intruders.


The white wing panels are characteristic of older individuals.

2 responses to “Fly well!

  1. Fantastic to see they are flying at last. It’s been a great journey!

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