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Gotcha - Bald eagle grabs a fish from the Delaware River near Perry Lake in Kansas.
Gotcha - Bald eagle grabs a fish from the Delaware River near Perry Lake in Kansas.
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eagleInSnow - A bald eagle sets in a snow covered tree along the Little Platte River near Smithville Lake in Clay County MO. I spotted seven eagles in a tree nears the Smithville Lake spillway recently. As I arrived it appeared several of the eagles were fishing near the spillway tho most disappeared into the trees down stream as I walked down to the river.
eagleInSnow - A bald eagle sets in a snow covered tree along the Little Platte River near Smithville Lake in Clay County MO. I spotted seven eagles in a tree nears the Smithville Lake spillway recently. As I arrived it appeared several of the eagles were fishing near the spillway tho most disappeared into the trees down stream as I walked down to the river.
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Grass for the nest - Bald eagle heads for the nest with claws full of grass at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
Grass for the nest - Bald eagle heads for the nest with claws full of grass at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
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Make noise - A bald eagle along the Delaware River near Perry Lake in Kansas.
Make noise - A bald eagle along the Delaware River near Perry Lake in Kansas.
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In coming - Eagles battle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
In coming - Eagles battle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
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Food fight - Bald eagles faceoff over food on Eagle Pool, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
Food fight - Bald eagles faceoff over food on Eagle Pool, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
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Squawk, Squawk - A pair of bald eagles squawk it up at Loess Bluff National Wildlife Refuge in Missouri.
Squawk, Squawk - A pair of bald eagles squawk it up at Loess Bluff National Wildlife Refuge in Missouri.
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Stand his ground - Bald eagle faceoff over food on Eagle Pool Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
Stand his ground - Bald eagle faceoff over food on Eagle Pool Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
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Upload - Bald eagle heads for the nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
Upload - Bald eagle heads for the nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
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Eye spy - Bald eagle hunts along the Delaware River near Perry Lake, Kansas.
Eye spy - Bald eagle hunts along the Delaware River near Perry Lake, Kansas.
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Tuff war - A couple of eagle tussle over a mound on Pelican Pool at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
Tuff war - A couple of eagle tussle over a mound on Pelican Pool at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
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Stretch to takeoff - Bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
Stretch to takeoff - Bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
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Carry a big stick - Bald eagle heads for the nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
Carry a big stick - Bald eagle heads for the nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
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Menacing look - Bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
Menacing look - Bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
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Guard duty - Bald eagle in its nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
Guard duty - Bald eagle in its nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
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My mound - An eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
My mound - An eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
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Interior decorating - Bald eagle and a stick for the nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
Interior decorating - Bald eagle and a stick for the nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo. A pair of eagles built the nest over the past month near the north end of Pintail Pool.
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Branch with a view - A young bald eagle surveys its surroundings perched on a branch near its nest. I watched the youngster for a couple hours before it hopped back into the nest. The next day I called the refuge to get details on the young eagle but the message said the center was closed. I assume the young eagle is the offspring of Ozzie and Harriet (my name for the pair), the pair that hangs out at the nest in the winter.
Branch with a view - A young bald eagle surveys its surroundings perched on a branch near its nest. I watched the youngster for a couple hours before it hopped back into the nest. The next day I called the refuge to get details on the young eagle but the message said the center was closed. I assume the young eagle is the offspring of Ozzie and Harriet (my name for the pair), the pair that hangs out at the nest in the winter.
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Eye on the prize - An bald eagle lines up his prey in the Delaware River near Perry Lake, Ks.
Eye on the prize - An bald eagle lines up his prey in the Delaware River near Perry Lake, Ks.
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Airborne eagle - Bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
Airborne eagle - Bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
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The grab - A bald eagle grabs a fish from the Delaware River near Perry Lake in Kansas. Several eagles fished the river the day I was there and I spotted as many as 10 eagle sitting in a tree on the shore of the river. The eagles would swoop down on floating fish snatch it from the water and head back to a tree to eat.
The grab - A bald eagle grabs a fish from the Delaware River near Perry Lake in Kansas. Several eagles fished the river the day I was there and I spotted as many as 10 eagle sitting in a tree on the shore of the river. The eagles would swoop down on floating fish snatch it from the water and head back to a tree to eat.
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On big wings - A juvenile bald eagle takes off from a tree near the Little Platte river just down stream from Smithville Lake spillway in Clay County, MO. I spotted around a dozen bald eagle hanging around the spillway.
On big wings - A juvenile bald eagle takes off from a tree near the Little Platte river just down stream from Smithville Lake spillway in Clay County, MO. I spotted around a dozen bald eagle hanging around the spillway.
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Nesting - A bald eagle couple work on a nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
Nesting - A bald eagle couple work on a nest at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
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Youngster - A juvenile bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
Youngster - A juvenile bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
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Back off - Bald eagles faceoff over food on Eagle Pool Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
Back off - Bald eagles faceoff over food on Eagle Pool Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge.
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Just in time of Eagle Days - A bald eagle at Smithville Lake in Missouri. The first mature bald eagle I have seen at the Lake this season. Eagle Days at Smithville Lake is Jan. 4-5.
Just in time of Eagle Days - A bald eagle at Smithville Lake in Missouri. The first mature bald eagle I have seen at the Lake this season. Eagle Days at Smithville Lake is Jan. 4-5.
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Surveying his turf - Immature bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
Surveying his turf - Immature bald eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, Holt County, Mo.
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Eagle eye - A juvenile bald eagle keeps a close eye on another eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.
Eagle eye - A juvenile bald eagle keeps a close eye on another eagle at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Mo.