This past summer, I had the most amazing privilege of hanging out with an amazing family of Bald Eagles. I watched the babies grow, learn to fly and then eventually leave the nest. The entire experience was breathtaking. After my last visit where I saw Dad and two of the babies, I kept returning hoping to find all three babies and even get a glimpse of Mom.
After a few times going back to the Eagle’s nest and not finding any one of family of five there, I started thinking they might have moved on or worse! In the middle of our summer here one of the sources of food for the Eagles had taken a pretty big hit. The river that runs through our town, The Animas, was running bright orange, after a mine clean up went wrong and millions of gallons of polluted mine waste was dumped into about
After my last visit, I couldn’t wait to get back to see the Eagles. I was hoping for the family to be reunited and to see all three babies flying around their home.
Day 5 with the Bald Eagle Family in Durango, Colorado was a bit of a mixed bag of
Today was a busy one at the home of Eagles. We saw a lot of flying from the adults, some attempts by one of the babies, and even one of the adults hunting on the ground. When I first arrived,
On my 3rd day out to see our local Bald Eagle Family, I showed up