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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 25, 2013: Bald Eagles, Lake Couer d'Alene

Theodore Behr ·
I love eagles! Beautiful shot.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 25, 2013: Bald Eagles, Lake Couer d'Alene

GarryRF ·
I'm enjoying reading these Blogs ! Very educational. Natural history is so interesting. Thanks DrF. Did you know that during the dry season Alligators dig holes in the river bed. When the river swells in the wet season these holes fill with water. And Fish. The Alligator does not harm them. He goes off to find his food in the river. When the river dries out he is left with holes full of Fish who have taken refuge from the receding water. They are the Alligators "Larder" to get him through...
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 25, 2013: Bald Eagles, Lake Couer d'Alene

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the comment, GarryRF. I do love love nature and natural history and often my travels center around seeing these sorts of sights. I did not know that about alligators and the fish. But I can't say I'm surprised. Nature has developed marvelous mechanisms of adaptation that never cease to amaze me. What I am looking forward to, as are others, is your first piece on those great Cuban cars. Not nature, but beauty of a different kind!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 25, 2013: Bald Eagles, Lake Couer d'Alene

Former Member ·
Awesome Eagles !
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Where Gumbo was #7.5: Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
As recognized by PortMoresby and correctly pinpointed by Worker Bee, Gumbo was at Lake Coeur d'Alene in the Idaho panhandle, just outside the small city of Coeur d'Alene.  Original Puzzle HERE He was enjoying this whimsical statue of...
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North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten Hines's series on Celebrating Nature on Seven Continents continues with stops in North America. The first post highlights salmon spawning in Canada, eh?
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 25, 2013: Bald Eagles, Lake Couer d'Alene

DrFumblefinger ·
 Where ever I travel, the sight of a large bird of prey in flight makes me (and most everyone else around) stop and watch.  That's certainly true for the American Bald Eagle. Every year between mid-November and mid-January there's a...
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In Hemingway’s footsteps: Ketchum and Sun Valley, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
As we drive north from Twin Falls, through black lava fields, farms and sage, I take in the majestic mountains ahead as they emerge from the clouds.  It’s easy to see why this area had a special place in ‘Papa’ Hemingway’s...
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January 6, 2016: Bald Eagles, Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
Every fall and early winter, hundreds of bald eagles gather around the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
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Re: North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

DrFumblefinger ·
Seeing bald eagles or grizzly bears in their natural environment is always thrilling! What a great experience. Exactly where did you go for this encounter?
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Re: North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

Travel Rob ·
Kirsten, great piece! I had very similar thoughts when I saw the Salmon swimming upstream in Alaska. While it was truly an amazing sight, the Salmon were so beat up it definitely brought out mixed emotions.
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Re: North America, part 1 - Salmon Spawning in Canada

Kirsten Hines ·
We were traveling by boat along the northwest coast between Bella Bella and Prince Rupert. The company that ran our charter was awesome - Mothership Adventures . I highly recommend them.
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September 8, 2020: Bald Eagles, Bow River, Calgary

sarcee ·
Sarcee shares some photos of bald eagles, including two fledglings, taken near Calgary.
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Bald Eagle, Katmai National Park, Alaska

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares a series of photos of a bald eagle taking flight in Alaska.
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