You're very unlikely to see two BE's of the same sex consorting in such a friendly way, particularly during mating season. I'd say odds are high the two birds are at least feeling each other out as possible mates.
On 3/26/2018 5:56 PM, Barbara Brosnan wrote: > A Bald Eagle soared low over our heads 2 days ago at Fort Cassin and then > landed in a tree on the levee between Otter Creek and Kellog Bay, a tree in > which another adult eagle perched. Their chatter could best be described as > gentle springtime chatter, almost chirping. After another soaring circle > above us and around the tree, the same (?) eagle landed once again in the > tree. The chatter was musical and intriguing. Romantic? Do we have > another nesting in the offing? > > > > Barbara Brosnan > > Weybridge >