Bioscience

Arizona biologists eager to study bald eagle

June 8, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – For a moment Monday, the 7-year-old bald eagle seemed willing to pose for pictures, his head turned to face the cameras, his eyes flashing, his beak slightly open.

But in the instant his handler let go of his talons, the mighty raptor’s demeanor changed. He raised his head, spread his wings and flew, swooping over the shores of Watson Lake, flying in the wild for the first time since March.

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