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A Dramatic New Flight Pattern

By , April 6, 2011

Lately we’ve noticed a change over—or, to be more precise—beside the cabin. Bald eagles have started passing low, swooping upward across the gap in the trees that provides our cabin’s view of Lynn Canal. Sitting at the dining table in front of one of our big windows, we look down on them as they pass.

Like most Alaskans, we’re very used to seeing eagles. Perhaps we are overly familiar with them. Their prestige as our national emblem tarnishes a bit after you’ve watched one too many eagles squabble with a seagull over a scrap of garbage, and lose. Still, in flight, they’re an impressive sight, particularly at close range. Continue reading 'A Dramatic New Flight Pattern'»

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