A pocket camera can’t do justice to the Bald Eagles, just before dusk and halfway across the Hudson River from our river cruise yacht:
We got a closer look at the pair of eagles who once graced the original Grand Central Station and are now standing guard at St Basil Academy in Garrison.
This one glanced away from the entrance, perhaps to keep an eye on us:
Another watches over an interior road:
They’re two tons of cast iron apiece and, should any of you want a restoration project, I’m sure the good folks at St Basil’s could work something out.
We saw those during the Cycling the Hudson Valley tour: riding during the day, camping and touristing in the evening.
Several years ago we encountered a Penn Station eagle at the Washington Zoo:
Fly away, young Valkyrie, fly away …