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East County News Service
March 1, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – Photographer Debbie Merrill snapped these spectacular close-ups of a bald eagle, America’s national symbol.  The photos were taken at an East County location that is not being disclosed to protect the bird’s safety.
Bald eagles are rare in San Diego County, with only a handful of nesting pairs in recent years. Sightings have previously been reported in the Cuyamaca, Lakeside, and Lake Morena areas.


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This is awesome just the other day when working on a project in El cajon I saw something like this. Maybe it was the same one! :)

Fantastic Photos!

Thank you for sharing, Debbie!    It is especially exciting when they appear unexpectedly.   

The Birds

Great photos Debbie.  I saw a pigeon out fly a small hawk or falcon chasing it. I was panning for gold  in Piru Creek and saw a California Condor from a few miles distant, it was so large. I saw a bald eagle near Otay Lake and a large owl perched on the railing on the patio outside the lunch room .