Parents leave their young in a creche and go in search of food.
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An American bald eagle grabs a fish in its talons.
Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
An American bald eagle lunges toward its prey below the water.
Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska.
An American bald eagle in flight.
An American bald eagle grasps its prey below the water.
Kachemak Bay, Alaska.
An American bald eagle in flight over water with a fish in its talons.
An American bald eagle grabs a fish with its talons.
Flamingos move in unison when there is a threat.
Sisal, Yucatan, Mexico.
An American bald eagle feeds its young.
A field filled with daisies in bloom.
Biebrza National Park, Poland.
Winter view of the highway surrounded by snow-covered mountains.
Alaska Highway, Canada.
A portrait of an American bald eagle.
An American alligator on Florida's Gulf coast.
Big Cypress Swamp, Florida.
A mother brown bear and her cubs at the water's edge.
Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
A close view of a palm frond.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Florida.
A scarlet grosbeak perched on grass with seed heads.
A group of American white pelicans on Florida's Gulf coast.
Sanibel Island, Florida.
A pair of white-tailed deer in whooping crane wintering grounds.
Johnson Ranch, Lamar, Texas.
A great egret perches on a tree branch.
A trio of American bald eagles perched in an old tree snag.
A whooping crane female offers an insect to its hatchling.
Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada.
A field filled with daisies and tall grasses.
An American bald eagle in flight over water hunting for fish.
British Columbia, Canada.
The Philippine eagle twists its head to change its visual perspective.
An American bald eagle and young in their nest.
A barred owl perches on a tree branch amid air plants.
A brown bear resting on a rock at the water's edge.
A captive male Philippine Eagle at the Philippine Eagle Center.
Davao, Mindanao Island, Philippine Islands.
The sun sinks into the Gulf of Mexico.
A great blue heron walks in the sand.
A female Philippine eagle perches on a branch beside her nest.
Mamaon, Mount Apo, Mindanao Island, Philippine Islands.
Months old whooping crane siblings in Aransas Wildlife Refuge.
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas.
A burrowing owl in its grassland habitat.
Cape Coral, Florida.
A butterfly perched on a flower and sipping nectar.
New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
Sunset over mountains and water.
A field filled with daisies and dandelions in bloom.
A red shouldered hawk perches on a tree branch.
Everglades National Park, Florida.
Ash and steam billowing from Karymsky Volcano.
Whooping crane chick flapping in muddy pond at wintering grounds.
A pair of bald eagles perch on a tree branch.
Caribbean flamingos with raised heads in display behavior.
Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico.
A flock of common cranes flying at sunset.
Area around Laguna de Gallocanta, Aragon, Spain.
A group of American bald eagles perch in a treetop.
A school of red salmon migrating to spawning grounds.
A female Philippine eagle leaving her nest to hunt for food.
A flock of Caribbean flamingo taking off.
The depth and narrowness of the eaglesﾒ bill is unique among birds.
A close view of the teeth of an American crocodile.
An adult and juvenile American bald eagle hunt for fish.
A group of children pushing a lawn mower.
A great egret displays its plumage.
An American bald eagle soars near its nest.
An osprey landing in it's nest near it's partner.
Pigments in brine shrimp give flamingo feathers their coral hue.
A pair of Caribbean flamingos fight in a lagoon.
Rio Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan, Mexico.
A Caribbean flamingo runs to take off from shallow backwaters.
Woodland view in a pine forest.
A bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, after several days of heavy rainfall.
Russian women plant a garden in Chabarovsk.
Twilight view of Koryaky Volcano.
The open mouth of an American crocodile.
A brown bear standing at water's edge with tongue sticking out.
Unique hills and rock formations often used for housing in Cappadocia.
Cappadocia Region, Turkey.
A lush woodland view in Papua New Guinea.
A close view of the skin of a salmon in breeding colors.
A bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, walking on the shore of a frozen lake.
A group of American bald eagles fight over food.
Dramatic clouds over Kamchatka's volcanoes.
A butterfly on a clustered flower sipping nectar.
Portrait of a captive Philippine eagle.
Davao, Mindanao Island, Phlippine Islands.
Golden orioles feeding their nest of hungry chicks.
Beibrza National Park, Poland.
An aerial view of lush grasslands and forest.
An American bald eagle in flight over water.
Brown bear cubs resting on a river bank.
A Caribbean flamingo with chick in a breeding colony.
A group of American bald eagle.
An adult and juvenile American bald eagle rest along the shoreline.
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