Eagles, Salmon and Catherine Creek


Early winter and a nice day to visit the eastern Columbia River Gorge.

Salmon dying and bald eagles eating.

A pleasant two-mile hike in the Catherine Creek area.

Soon the early wildflowers will be in bloom.

Downey Woodpecker (one of my favorites)

Acorn Woodpecker

Bald Eagles taking a break from the dead salmon smorgasbord

Bald Eagles taking a break from the dead salmon smorgasbord

The dead salmon smorgasbord

The dead salmon smorgasbord

My lonely SUV at the Catherine Creek Trailhead

My lonely SUV at the Catherine Creek Trailhead

White Lichen on a black basalt boulder

White Lichen on a black basalt boulder

Young Bald Eagle

Young Bald Eagle

Ponderosa Pine growing out of the side of a large boulder

Ponderosa Pine growing out of the side of a large boulder

An old road crossing of Catherine Creek

An old road crossing of Catherine Creek

A natural arch in the Catherine Creek area

A natural arch in the Catherine Creek area

 

 

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