Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Sun brightens scenic eagle release

 

November 15, 2018

Two rehabilitated eagles were released Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival. Two visitors won the opportunity to release them at an auction Friday evening. Photo courtesy of Lee Robinson.

Backdropped by eager spectators with super zoom lenses and the Jilkaat Kwaan dancers donned in clan regalia, bald eagles 18-483 and 18-522 took flight on Saturday for the first time as newly rehabilitated birds.

Sunbeams punched through the cloud...



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