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American Eagle while walking at Eagle Bluffs Missouri

This photo was taken during a cold, freezing winter day at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area near Columbia Missouri. My husband and I had been out photographing a variety of birds hoping to see an eagle. We quickly went to a place someone had told us of an eagle nest. We waited and soon saw an eagle flying in for a landing on a branch beside its nest. As it came in for a landing I was impressed by the ability of the eagle to maintain balance and a sense of where to land among the branches of the tree. It then stared out confidently and without fear as its photo was taken. What a magnificent bird who can easily stare you down with its piercing eyes. I can see why this is our American symbol.

TAGS: Conservation, Eagle, Missouri, Winter

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Centertown, Missouri, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Marilyn Belcher.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Columbia, Missouri, United States of America