The one thing I want to tell you about is something I didn't get on camera, and I feel like kicking myself for it! It was in the middle of the evening, and the last wonder I saw so far. I took a short drive over to Heritage Park, the place where I showed you the hawk circling over my head. I didn't take my camera because I was only planning a quick drive through the front of the park.
But as soon as I turned into the main road there, I saw what I thought was another even bigger hawk flying around very low! I knew I should have brought my camera! Honestly, I wouldn't have been able to get the pictures or video from my truck anyway. I wondered why it was flying low, and later on that little drive I found out why!
I thought maybe it was the hawk, but it was bigger than even a red-tailed hawk. I have checked and checked as many pictures as I can find, and I'm now convinced that this bird was a juvenile bald eagle! I watched from my truck as this huge bird devoured its prey. The eagle was eating a squirrel. The squirrel looked tiny compared to this gigantic bird.
|This looks just like the bird I saw. It is a juvenile bald eagle.You can find the original picture here.|
All I can think right now is... Oh my lord! An eagle! A real eagle!!
The funny thing is that the eagle, which I originally thought was a hawk, may not even have been the most amazing sight I saw today! The past few days have been a full tilt flurry of sights and sounds, events and places. I saw action, drama, comedy, and anything else you might imagine. How about something as strange as cave drawings? Yup, I saw them!
Here's just a hint of one of the major events...
AND I SAW AN EAGLE!!!!!
That's all I can write for now. My mind is a whirlwind of thoughts and memories, and I feel as if it might explode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!