Winter Bald Eagles (and Trumpeter Swans) at Loess Bluffs NWR. 19 December 2017
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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 17:14:07 -0600
Winter Bald Eagles (and Trumpeter Swans) at Loess Bluffs NWR. 19 December 2017
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Trumpeter Swans in flight just after sunrise

Immature Bald Eagle flying off with a twig

Immature Bald Eagle hanging upside down while two others look on in seeming bewilderment

A classic wildlife-in-landscape scene at Loess Bluffs. How many Bald Eagles do you count?

Immature Bald Eagle

Immature Bald Eagle on muskrat mound

Adult Bald Eagle

Immature Bald Eagle

Adult Bald Eagle landing on a muskrat mound surrounded by Mallards

Trumpeter Swans

Immature vs. Adult Bald Eagle face-off

Adult Bald Eagle

Trio of Adult Bald Eagles

Immature Bald Eagles in scuffle over food

Red-tailed Hawk

Adult Bald Eagle

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