07-20-09 The Bald (But Wounded) Eagle

Here’s another one from the Raptor Center we visited in Sitka, Alaska. I don’t know the story on this beautiful bird aside from the fact that he/she is a survivor who now has a permanent home showing off to photographers and other visitors. For the tech geeks, I should mention that this photo is about…

07-19-09 The Wise (But Wounded) Owl

I’d like to say I’d captured this photo as I walked through the Alaskan woods. But actually, this is a photo of one of the many survivors being cared for at a raptor rehabilitation center just outside of Sitka, Alaska. Somebody had shot at this owl but fortunately it was only wounded. Hunters and power…