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Every year in January and February, migrating bald eagles congregate in northwest Washington state to feast on spawning salmon. This provides some great eagle photography opportunities. These photos were taken a few days ago on the Nooksack River, where at least thirty eagles could be seen at one time. The eagles hang out in the nearby trees and then periodically swoop down on the river to grab a salmon.
It is an amazing thing to see that many eagles at one time flying overhead, or in some cases right in front of you. There are also some interesting scuffles as the eagles fight with each other for a salmon.