Tag Archives: Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Feaking

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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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Update on “Eagle or Heron?”

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On February 18th I noted in my post, “Eagle or Heron?” that  bald eagles and great blue herons again this year appeared to both be considering nesting in a ponderosa pine that for many years only had a bald eagle nest. … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Eating White Fronted Goose

There really is not much to say about this picture. The bald eagle (Haliasetus leucocephalus) was sitting on a telelphone pole near our house (Modoc County CA) eating a greater white fronted goose (Anser albifrons). The eagle had no intention … Continue reading

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