Bald eagle, Image created by Hope Rutledge


Mark Seguin wrote the following: On September 17, I observed a bald eagle across the hwy from my house perched in a tall dead tree. It was amazing! I even took some pictures with myself own. I live 1 mile north of Edom Texas.

Spotted 3 Bald Eagles flying over Gulf Fwy in Houston, Texas. No question about it. Blazing white head and tail feathers! So amazing to witness! Hope to see more!

Daniel Brown wrote the following: League City Tx Sept 13-14th 2016. My wife and I have viewed a bald eagle both flying and perched in a very tall pecan tree in old League City at the corner of Walker st. And Iowa ave. We have viewed it with binoculars for two days straight and it really is a majestic bird.

Deborah Kinder wrote the following: It was amazing! 20 feet from me, bald eagle flew just past me across the street where i live. They have cut down 150 acres behind me and I think it is looking for a new nesting place. Porter, Texas

Roxanne Walker wrote the following: Two adult male bald eagle seen at Riverside Park, Victoria, Texas on February 12, 2016.

Cindy Smiddle wrote the following: We spotted and photographed a lone Bald Eagle perched on a tree along the lakeshore on Lewisville Lake yesterday (1/31/2016) while boating.

Stephanie Goodman wrote the following: Spotted a pair of bald eagles flying high overhead at approximately 1:10pm on January 28, 2016, over downtown Lewisville, TX. They flew north/north east, looked to be possibly courting, until I lost sight of them. One was an adult, another was more juvenile (though still with discernible white at the head and tail).

John Kyker wrote the following: My wife and I saw a lone bald eagle standing in a pasture off Hwy 56 in Savoy, TX. We watched it for a few minutes to ensure it was not harmed. It was able to fly away. Awesome sighting!

Paul Brown wrote the following: I was in my backyard yesterday at about 5:00 p.m. when a bald eagle flew over my house. Was not far above tree height. I live in Friendswood, Texas just south of Houston

Wendy Wright wrote the following: Saw a 4-5 yr old bald eagle in flight and perched at 9:00AM 1-16-16 in Houston TX at White Oak Park on the White Oak Bayou. Confirmed sighting with binoculars and photos. White head and tail had just a bit of dark smudging - beak was bright yellow. Have had an average of two adult eagle sightings per year at this location close to downtown Houston. This was my first sighting that did NOT follow a period of heavy rain that stranded fish on the banks of the bayou.

Debbie Faires wrote the following: Today,I spotted a single Bald Eagle on CR 251 in Lavaca county at or around 9am. The eagle was perched on a telephone pole, just past the 4 E Dairy going towards 1295,it remained still until I stopped my van, then it flew north west. I was able to follow it by roads for about 3 miles. Amazing sight!

Pat Enyart wrote the following: A sole Bald Eagle landed on a fence post as I drove by on Turnersville Rd. near RR 1327 in Buda, TX (10 mi. S. of Austin) at 2:45 PM today. Never seen anything like that around here. Beautiful!

Virginia Lawrence wrote the following: Female, approximately 5 miles southwest of Frankston, TX on Farm to Market Road (FM)837, on Sunday, January 9th, 2016, 10:15 a.m. FM 837 is secluded, low-traffic road surrounded by East Texas hard and piney woods with scattered pastures. She was on the roadside perhaps eating prey. I was traveling north-bound on route to church. I slowed down when I spotted the road-side bird, because it did not flee like most hawks do when a vehicle approaches. She flew low to the road ahead of me for about 25 yards then flew up over trees. She was quite large, and I did not actually realize she was a Bald Eagle until she ascended and I could see her head in the sunlight. (I had noticed the white in her tail while she flew ahead of me close to the road.) Glorious sight to behold on that sunny but cold winter morning in beautiful northeast Texas.

Randy Patterson wrote the following: Just saw one fly over my property at 1:49 PM on 1/10/2016. There is a large body of water behind my property, and lots of tall trees away from any roads or paths. I am in the Texarkana, Texas area.

David Deeds wrote the following: 1/10/2016, 0911 hours, temp. 27%F. 33.2069749 , -96.5854239. I spotted this beautiful American Eagle perched atop a tree overlooking a pond in my back yard. I was able to make a 100% identification using binoculars, unfortunately the Eagle was to far away to get a good picture with my cell phone camera.

Michael Hall wrote the following: Was around 130pm in between 1187 and Vickery blvd. Went out to my truck looked up in the trees sounded like two squirrels battling over territory. Tree limbs started breaking high up in the tree is what caught my attention. Holy crap the next thing I knew an eagle was flying away with a squirrel. The size of his feet dwaferd the squirrel.

Vivian Lear wrote the following: 1/3/16 around 4:30 pm on FM 1484 in Conroe Texas I saw a Bald Eagle flying. It is only the second time I've seen an Eagle in Texas. Several years ago I saw one at Lake Sam Rayburn at Ebenezer Park.

Virginia Swinney wrote the following: On New Years Day 1-1-16 about 9:50am My husband and I driving east on Henderson county Rd. 4528 (county line road) Near CR 4402 Larue, TX 75770. We both saw a Bald Eagle taking off from a tall pine tree. It was so amazing, the tail was pure white and then we saw the white head and the wing span and grace of flight, just beautiful!!!

Al Modo wrote the following: Spotted a bald eagle 12/31/15 at 9:41 this morning after entering the 130 toll road off I-35, heading South. First thing I noticed was the size. Then I noticed the white feathers on the head and tail. Amazing.

Matt Lucas wrote the following: Saw two mature bald eagles along the Colorado River in San Saba County, TX. December 26, 2015. Approx 6 miles downstream from Hwy 190 West.

Sandy Pohlmeyer wrote the following: Hi my husband and I were headed home from shopping on FM 609 in Fayette Co., Texas when we saw what we think was a Bald Eagle fly up from the side of the road. The body of the bird was too heavy to be a buzzard. The head and tail were all white and the body was dark. We were just north of Gebert Rd. on FM 609 in Fayette Co., Texas between Flatonia and Hostyn. Very excited to see a Bald Eagle in our area.

Randy Watson wrote the following: We live South of Weatherford on the Brazos. On the 10th I took a picture of a female on the beach. Today the 13th she is back. Last year we had a pair for several weeks.

Chuck Rubins wrote the following: 9 Dec 2015 about noon spotted a soaring adult bald eagle near Fry Road and Spring Green in SW Katy, TX. White head and light tail clearly visible. On reaching substantial altitude the bird headed southwest at a high rate of speed. We have seen this or similar adult birds several times near Spring Lake in our subdivision.

Annette Webb wrote the following: I saw a Bald eagle preached on top of a tree this morning, 12/7/2015,by a lake in Bridgeland neighborhood in Cypress, Texas.

Angel Marbut wrote the following: I couldn't believe my eyes but on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, around 10am, I seen a large bird landing on a tree top across the street. It was beautiful and I had no idea on Kelly Rd. off FM 1488 in Magnolia, Texas, I would see my first bald eagle. I asked two men if they had seen it and of course I looked like the crazy lady. That beautiful animal flew away before I could get my camera on my phone up and working but have keeped a lookout for it. I looked up on the web today to see if other sightings where here and found the post of the one spotted in Indigo Lakes just down the road for my work location. Nice to see that I may not be crazy after all. Will keep my eyes up and camera ready.

Roger Ellingson wrote the following: 12/03/15 at 7:15 am seen a large bird on my property I looked at it with bionics when it landed in top of dead oak tree it was a beautiful eagle. I live in southern Brazoria county on county road 851 near brazoria

Stacy Nelsen wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle this morning in Round Rock, Texas. At approximately 8:30am, an eagle flew over my vehicle traveling east, parallel with FM 1431, approximately one mile east of IH35. No mistaking it! And this was my second sighting, in the same location, in the last 6 months.

Ronnie Wilson wrote the following: Bald Eagle sighted Thanksgiving day 11am Northwest Harris County Texas, Cypress, Texas @ Louetta Rd and Longwood Trace

Ed Smith wrote the following: I have seen bald eagles on three occasions recently near Able Springs, Texas. This location is about 25 miles east of Dallas via highway I20. I never saw one in this area until this year.

Terry Singeltary wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle today fly down the shoreline at Bacliff, Texas 77518 on Galveston Bay about 3:30 PM or so, headed to sunny San Leon. we have an osprey on the end of our pier that sleeps there most every night (I built a perch for him and the end of the pier and he really likes it. I thought that eagle was going to land on chummakers perch.

Chuck Donley wrote the following: I saw a bald eagle for the 1st time here in Texas. Approx. 7:30am 11/18/2015 at Woodruff Park in Plano TX. Magnificent & Large. Never saw one before in that area so I imagine all the other birds normally in the area thought twice about flying around. I didn't hear any of the Killdeer normally there, just the ducks. It was great.

Karen Ingersoll wrote the following: Just saw a bald eagle flying N to SW about a mile east of Diana, TX. Total surprise but large bird with white head/neck and white tail, slow wing-beats. Beautiful. Couldn't get my binoculars fast enough to follow but will keep looking.

Jennifer Pinkasavage wrote the following: Saw a bald eagle catching a fish in the pond alongside I 45 and 1488 just south of Conroe, Texas. 11/15/2015

Gale Brister wrote the following: At 5pm on November 14th, a bald eagle was seen flying from the west to east over highway 288 at the Binz exit in Houston.

Wendy Wright wrote the following: Saw an adult soaring/gliding within a mile of Downtown Houston TX on 11-8-15 at 10:15AM (after a cold front passed through).

Lynetta Campbell wrote the following: A magnificent bald eagle flew in front of my car this afternoon (11/4/15) in Kingwood, TX. It swooped down, was about 10 feet in front of me, and then rose majestically to fly away.

Terry Alfonso wrote the following: Near Lake Houston in Huffman, TX: On 10/31/15, I heard a strange noise outside my house, like metal rubbing on metal. I went outside to see what it was, and saw a huge bald eagle sitting in one of my pine trees. This was the last thing I expected to see! I was able to get a few pictures, then it flew to another tree at the front of my house. When it flew off towards the lake, it was carrying a squirrel in its talons. Right after it flew away, a second eagle flew up out of my neighbor's tree to join it, I hadn't even noticed that one. Very exciting for me! I've seen them a few times around Lake Houston, but never in my yard. Absolutely beautiful birds, what a thrill for Halloween!

Veronica Lorine wrote the following: While out and about today in Sugar Land, I spotted a beautiful bald eagle flying overhead at Hwy 6 and Williams Trace. What an amazing sight!

Kelli Montgomery wrote the following: I saw one bald eagle flying over the Dad's Club in Pearland, TX on Thursday, October 29, 2015 around 5:15 pm before my daughter's softball game. The girls stopped playing for a second to stare up at this magnificent creature. Not something you get to see very often especially in a residential area. I have a feeling it was the first time many of these young girls have ever seen a bald eagle so it made the experience even more special.

Gloria Hill wrote the following: Saw 4 bald eagles soaring over lake conroe south shore estates this morning. Beautiful to watch

Monica Menzel wrote the following: Saw a female bald eagle fly across cove at Richland Chambers Lake (near Corsicana, tx) around 6pm on 10/10/15. She dove toward the water and came to rest on a large oak near water. I watched her for a few minutes before she went back to work looking for small prey in a nearby field. Absolutely majestic!!

Dylan Skogman wrote the following: 9/28/15- sighted a mature female bald eagle near a large tank off of FM 466 in Guadalupe county. She flew from the tanks edge and perched atop a dead oak tree.

Rick King wrote the following: While sitting on my Patio looking across Lake Houston, I spotted a pair of Bald Eagles hovering over the lake... I rushed in to grab my binoculars and for the last 20 minutes I am sitting and observing them as they sit ion a near by tree branch ..... It is awesome just sitting here and watching them just sit..... Atascocita Tx

Brian Bacon wrote the following: I saw a large bald eagle flying over Wolf Creek Park fm 224 Coldspring tx. Flew over the park for five minutes or so. 9/13/15

John Robinson wrote the following: Saw a Bald Eagle today (9/21/2015) flying low over Indigo Lake Drive in Magnolia, Tx. Have seen them in Canada, but to see one here was a great surprise. Probably in that area due to the fairly large lake.

Danny Yardley wrote the following: On 8/6/15 at around 9:00AM we saw a mature bald eagle land in a tree behind our house next to the pond in Rock Creek in Cypress TX. It must have been a female due to its size! She sit in the top of the tree for around 5 minutes and when she flew away you could see the massive wing spread and her beauty in flight. We have lived here for almost 13 years and that is the third time we have seen a bald eagle and we hope its not our last.

We have sighted 3 this summer 2015 in east Texas. 2 mature and 1 immature. The 2 mature were next to our pond at the same time. We have pictures. They have been back several times individually. Flew low right beside our house with a fish. Most beautiful living bird I have ever seen.
Vicki Socia

At 11:20 a.m. today, Aug. 21, 2015, I saw a bald eagle soar over my house in Keller, Texas.
- Sandra Engelland

I've seen bald eagles in Alaska,I have read that they fly through Texas,well I saw a lone bald eagle today Aug,20,2015 flying just above the tree tops of pecan and oaks here in Fort Worth ,Texas
Don Green

Two bald eagles seen this morning 2/14/15 in NW Houston.
Olga Trammel
Auburn Lakes Retreat

My son and I saw a bald eagle in the East end of League City, Texas on February 12. It was circling over and then landed on the shore of one of the man-made lakes along Austin St within an incomplete section of a neighborhood. I couldn't get close enough to see for sure, but it looked like it was eating a fish or something. When he finished he took off and flew away towards the West.
John Storey

Pretty sure I drove right alongside a bald eagle flying along the bayou at the Texas Medical Center today in Houston, TX at about 5.45 pm. Couldn't believe my eyes!
Danielle Van Strien

I saw a bald eagle in Harris County; Spring Texas on 2/5/2015. It was flying about the tree line by itself.
Evan Broadbent

I saw my first bald eagle this morning near Zavalla, Tx near Rayburn Dam.. Was so beautiful!!
Billie Sue Johnson




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