Bald Eagle, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada by Barbara Levy

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Each Spring between 30 and 40 Bald Eagles migrate to our shores here on Salt Spring Island. And, so, as soon as these majestic raptors arrive, my brother, Michael and I spend hours down by the Bay near our home, trying to capture these, “hunters of the sky” in mid-flight, diving, skimming the water and sometimes — like you see in my photo — standing proudly on the bright green eel grass strewn over the mud flats where they find one of their favourite meals — the Midshipman fish.

I feel very lucky to have caught this lone eagle ensconced in his beachside habitat, just before he headed off with his fellow competitors to look for new fishing ground, thanks to a minus tide which occurred one morning this past June. As well, at that time, for some reason, some of the eagles let me get quite close, including this adult male and his mate, even when they were more vulnerable on the beach.

I look forward to seeing them again in the next few months and hope they will have increased even more in numbers!

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