View full sizeCharlie Neibergall, Associated PressA bald eagle flies over the Des Moines River Dec. 13 in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. There were times during Lakewood's Christmas Bird Count on Sunday when I was tempted to turn in a.
Previous pinner: Bald Eagle in flight. We have had eagles drop salmon on our porch in the past as the they fly to the trees from the Russian River to eat their catch. Like the scales on butterfly wings!
This is a Bald Eagle. It is America's National bird. They are endangered mostly because of the Pesticide DDT. These birds used to eat the roots that were contaminated by the pesticide and their nesting and feeding sites were spreaded.