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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bald Eagle in Flight

A Bald Eagle soars over the mountains bordering the Chilkat River near Haines, Alaska, on November 18, 2015. In early winter, the Chilkat, one of the last rivers in the area to freeze, attracts large numbers of eagles that feast on salmon.

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Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Haines, Alaska, United States of America
Copyright: © Fred Wasmer