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  • And... I may have learned the lesson about the creek's 'restoration.' Only to have another such lesson emerge. On the same creek.

    A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of witnessing an eagle and a hawk. In conversation with each other. I'd heard a hawk before. It was the first time I've heard an eagle.

    They landed a bit distant from each other. In the same tree. A bald (dead) tree that is often a perch for these magnificent birds. I have images in all seasons of the eagle surveying from this tree.

    Then, a couple of days ago, when I drove by the creek, I saw that the bald tree has been removed. Seriously? I am shocked. I wonder what it means for the the birds.

    True, the tree was not physically beautiful...in city park terms.

    Nonetheless.

    Following are the last photos I captured of hawk and eagle in the tree that is no longer.


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    Photos by Barbara, Bassett Creek, Thoe Wirth Park, Minneapolis, MN.
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