Very large bird the size of an eagle

by C Keaty
(Grants Pass, Or, USA)

There are a couple of really large birds flying over Lake Selmac in So. Oregon. Anyone else that knows what they are?? They have a wing span of well over 3 feet and a body the size of an eagle. The underbelly is brown and white spots and the wings are mostly brown. It looked easily like it could have weighed 8 to 10 lbs if not more. I think the head may have been partially white and brown.

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Jun 02, 2013
Very large brown bird with brown white spotted under wings . NEW
by: Anonymous

This very large brown, strange bird w/ a white head has been frequently visiting our yard and our neighbor has seen it too. Maybe about 20lbs. It flew away and had a huge wingspan; tan under its wings and spotted. Would it be after slug worms or what else might it be looking for? Thank you for any info you might have. We also had some trees cut down and it was visiting near the wood chips.
I could email you a picture too.

May 05, 2013
Large bird size of eagle NEW
by: Anonymous

Could it have been an osprey

Apr 08, 2013
large eagle type bird NEW
by: el diablo

would think you got a pair of Buzzards wing span appx.1/2 that of eagle,saw quite a few down in New Zealand last year verry impressive soaring and wheeling high in sky.ATB HASTA LUAGO ADIOS From sunny Spain

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