Otter Stepping Out
Otter Stepping Out - A northern river otter steps out from a hole in the ice on the Lamar River. Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Hooked on Salmon
Hooked on Salmon - A bald eagle hooks and drags a spawning chum salmon from the Chilkat River on to the snow covered river bank. Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
Eldred Rock Lighthouse Video
Eldred Rock Lighthouse - An Alaskan Ferry boat sails past The Eldred Rock Lighthouse on the marine highway. The lighthouse is an historic octagonal building adjacent to the Lynn Canal, Haines, Alaska.
Chilly Sunrise on the Chilkat
Chilly Sunrise on the Chilkat - The sun rises as a sun-star over the Chilkat River on a very chilly autumn morning. Photographed from the Klulwan Heritage Center in the enclave of Klukwan in the Haines Borough, Alaska.
Wide Wing Landing
Wide Wing Landing - A bald eagle lands on the snow at the Chilkat River with wings spread to the maximum width. Chilkat River Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
Claiming the Carcass
Claiming the Carcass - A bald eagle stands in defiance on the rib cage of a brown bear carcass in the Chilkat River and claims ownership of the prize. Chilkat River Bald Eagle Preserve. Haines, Alaska.
Snow Landing - A bald eagle with wings up and talons extended prepares to land in the snow on the Chilkat River. Chilkat River Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
My Fish - A bald eagle claims a Chum salmon as its own and warns other eagles not to interfere. Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
Herring's Horror - An osprey dives into the Saint George river with talons extended and alewives as the target. The alewives (herring) are easy prey for the osprey that flock to the Staint George River in Warren, Maine during the alewife spawning season in late May.
Bone Buffet - A bald eagle is about to enjoy a bone buffet of the rib cage of a brown bear in sunrise light on the Chilkat River at the Chilkat River Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
Eldred Rock Lighthouse
The Eldred Rock Lighthouse is an historic octagonal lighthouse adjacent to the Lynn Canal, Haines, Alaska.
Bare Bones Banquet
Bare Bones Banquet - Four bald eagles examine and prepare for a meal on the rib cage remains of a brown bear carcass. Chillkat River, Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
Clash Over A Carcass
Clash Over A Carcass - A juvenile bald eagle tries to defend its claim over a bear carcass from an adult bald eagle invader. The juvenile rears up to meet the incoming eagle with talons extended. The adult eagle is dominant and wins the challenge. Chilkat River Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska. Snowing.
Chilkat River Quartet
Chilkat River Quartet - Four Bald eagles are standing on a log in formation squawking in harmony surrounded by a snow and ice covered Chilkat River. Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines, Alaska.
Eagle Food Fight
Eagle Food Fight - A bald eagle tries to steal a Chum salmon carcass from another eagle who fights to defend its prey. Bald Eagle Preserve, Chilkat river, Haines, Alaska.
Salmon Watch - A bald eagle sits on a branch and watches for spawning Chum salmon on the Chilkat River. Haines, Alaska.
Blue River Valley Mist
Blue River Mist - Mist settles in the Blue River Valley on a beautiful fall morning. The golden aspens are in their fall foliage colors and the Gore Mountain Range is snow capped from an overnight snowfall.
Light Flow - Spectral light flows with a glacial river. There are over 2100 glaciers in Svalbard.
Ice River's Reach
Ice River Reach - This glacial river of ice reaches to the sea. There are over 2100 glaciers in Svalbard.
Glacier in the Clouds
Glacier in the Clouds - There are over 2100 glaciers in Svalbard. Many of them appear to be in the clouds.
Freya Dwarfted by Glacier
Freya Dwarfted by Glacier - Ship Freya is anchored near one of the 2100 glaciers in Svalbard as it waits for the return of the zodiacs.
Angler Anhinga - An anhinga dives, and comes up with a speared fish which is about to be swallowed and digested.
Down the Hatch
Down the Hatch - A cormorant catches and begins to swallow a fish that looks as large as the bird itself.
“Graceful Grebe” – A western grebe floats with grace and elegance on a lake in Yellowstone National Park.
Let Me See
Let Me See - A grizzly bear cub stands up to get a better look at what has the family's attention in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
Diving for Dinner
The osprey are the only raptor that will dive underwater to catch fish. They will dive from as high as 100 feet and plunge talons first into the water at speeds of 50 mph to grab a fish. Often they will go as much as 3 feet deep to hook a fish with their talons.
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