Eagles in the Elk Valley

Elk Eagle Valley - © Christopher Martin-0150

We were in Fernie a couple of weeks ago and on the drive home found a few Bald eagles who were flying around a carcass that had been pulled a few hundred meters off the highway.  They scattered when we first stopped but came circling back around the trees and back to the easy meal.  A nice break during the lean winter months.

Elk Eagle Valley - © Christopher Martin-0157

Elk Eagle Valley - © Christopher Martin-0161


7 responses

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  2. So beautiful, Christopher!

    January 30, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    • I appreciate you taking a moment to comment. Thank yo for the nice words.

      February 7, 2015 at 12:49 pm

  3. Dan

    This is a nice shot !!!!

    January 30, 2015 at 12:44 am

  4. I live in central Illinois and we have had a resurgence of bald Eagles on the Illinois river. I just happened to see a huge one this morning while driving across the bridge. I have seen them several times, we had a nest that I watched for months, but it never gets old. I am awed everytime I see one. Thank you for posting these awesome pics

    January 29, 2015 at 9:59 pm

    • I agree – it never gets old. I love eagles above all birds but owls. I could, and occasionally do, watch them all day long. Thanks for visiting.

      February 7, 2015 at 12:48 pm

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