A bald eagle fishes near the Bowersock Dam. Much of the Kansas River was frozen Tuesday, so several eagles fished near the dam, where water is still flowing.
A bald eagle swoops down Wednesday near the Kansas River. The area is a favorite feeding spot for the birds in the winter, and they can be viewed from the outdoor promenade at the Riverfront Plaza until Jan. 1, when wildlife officials will block access so the eagle won't be disturbed.
A mature bald eagle nibbles on a fish during the afternoon light.
A banded bald eagle sits is a cottonwood tree in Douglas County on Sunday morning.
A bald eagle sits in a cottonwood tree in Douglas County. The Interior Department will announce today that it is removing the Amer-ican bald eagle from the protection of the Endangered Species Act.
A pair of bald eagles living north of Lawrence recently welcomed two hatchlings. On Memorial Day, the parents took the first hatchling to a nearby tree used by the adults as the young one tested its wings in the stiff breeze. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is due to re-examine as early as June whether the birds should remain on the endangered species list.
A young bald eagle took flight this week just north of Lawrence. The eaglet's parents began building their nest in November 2006 and last year raised two eaglets. This year, the parents raised this eaglet.
A bald eagle in flight is pictured in this photo from the 2009 Christmas bird count.