Final Day with the Bald Eagle Family

Final Day with the Bald Eagle Family

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.

A Family Affair: A return Home!

A Family Affair: A return Home!

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