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A bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) flies away with the head of a chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) carcass over the Chilkat River in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska. During late fall, bald eagles congregate along the Chilkat River to feed on salmon. This gathering of bald eagles in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve is believed to be one of the largest gatherings of bald eagles in the world.
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- © 2010 John L. Dengler
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