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Happy Birthday America!

Happy 236th Birthday and counting. I remember the 200th celebration pretty well.  I wonder what America and this earth will be like in 2076? A good argument can be made that July 2 should be the day we celebrate because … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Anniversary

Each year on or about this day I post a photo of a bald eagle to recognize and celebrate the fact that five years ago today the Fish & Wildlife Service announced that the bald eagle in the lower 48 … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle with Fishing Line Caught in Talons; Homer, Alaska

This immature bald eagle has monofilament fishing line caught in both of its feet.   The artificial bait (shrimp) is still attached to the line.  This is a recipe for disaster.  At some point the line is going to get snagged … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Grabs a Fish

About this time each year I think of the trips I used to make in March to photograph bald eagles around Homer, Alaska.   It was always a fantastic experience.  This photo was taken in Sadie Cove which is on … Continue reading

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Independence Day and Our Nation’s Symbol

A bald eagle perches on a driftwood limb on the shore of Kachemak Bay, Alaska. There was a nice article in our paper today about a man here in Marin County who collects all things relating to the bald eagle.  … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Recovery Anniverary

Today is the fourth anniversary of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s announcement that the bald eagle had recovered and would be removed from the list of Threatened and Endangered Species.  It had been listed since 1967, first as an … Continue reading

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Another Great Horned Owl Waits For Darkness

It’s mid-day and this adult great horned owl has hours to wait until darkness.  In summer their hunting hours are much shorter than in winter, although they are busiest just after sunset and just before sunrise regardless of season.   They … Continue reading

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