This bird is blind, from West Nile Virus, I think.
Golden Eagles can be seen migrating through Ohio, but they don't breed here. This bird was injured in California. The local rehab group already had an education Golden Eagle, so it was shipped to Ohio since Mona had the proper housing and the expertise to handle it.
Compare the Golden Eagle to the Red-tailed Hawk behind it.
Part of the size difference is in the perspective but you've got to admit, that's a BIG bird!
A male, as noted by its slate blue wings. Females have reddish wings. Kestrels are the only sexually dimorphic raptors.
(The owl has a monkey face, not the lady behind it!)
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Hey, I just realized - no Accipters. Why no Coops or Sharpies?
(Did I do good, Susan?)