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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Bald Eagle makes an appearace just north of Elk - a magnificent sight!

Kenny Gentile was driving on Highway One just north of Elk on June 29th. There on the west side of the highway, perched on a tree, sat this beautiful, mature Bald Eagle. Kenny took over 50 photos while the big eagle watched him. One photo is on the Independent Coast Observer's web site at Kenny kindly allowed me to post a different one here. Bald Eagles are a rare sighting on the Mendonoma Coast but two have been seen this spring and summer in the Albion area, which is not too far from Elk as the Eagle flies. We are wishing and hoping they will nest here.


Frank Drouillard said...

Just awesome! But he does look a bit grumpy.

Jeanne Jackson said...

Maybe this big guy was getting tired of posing. "The paparazzi just won't leave me alone!"