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The Eagle and the Raven

While driving along County Road 87 to the west of Adin CA (Modoc County), Leonard and I noticed what, to us, was an unusual sight. On two adjacent fence posts sat a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and a common raven … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles Nesting

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The shape of a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) nest depends on the size and branch arrangement of the tree in which the nest is built. If a suitable tree is not available, bald eagles will build their nest on a … Continue reading

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Another Bald Eagle

Walking along Eagle Lake near Christie Campground (Lassen County CA) in the early morning I heard an unusual bird call. Looking up, I realized this bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) was the source of the sound. Since the call was unlike any … Continue reading

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Golden or Bald Eagle?

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How can a person confuse a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)? Expert birders probably have no difficulty. Unfortunately I do not fall into that category. Unless the eagles are adults with mature plumage, I need … Continue reading

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Avian beaks or bills are made of keratin, the same material that forms human hair and fingernails. In most birds this keratin layer grows continuously throughout life and is worn down by normal activity. Raptors’ beaks are worn down by … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle

This bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) photographed along County Road 91 in Modoc County CA requires no story line. What a magnificent bird!

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Scenic View

Leonard teases me about how careful I am with my pictures – backing up and then backing up the back-ups. So I was horrified when I, in an instant, accidentally deleted a large quantity of photographs that, being lazy, I … Continue reading

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