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Going stir crazy.  Went to Eagle Bluffs knowing would be pretty quiet.

Saw more than 20 Bald Eagles.  Many were sitting in the same tree, some
were on the ice, some were in flight.
The adult with the orange wing tag flew before I could get the scope on
it.
The best thing about the bunch was that there were at least 2 each of
first, second, and third year immatures--and they were usually sitting
still.  It was a great opportunity to learn and compare plumages.

There was one first year Golden Eagle aloft south of the second one-way
loop--flying about over the mouth of Perche Creek.

Total ducks:  4 Mallards

They and 15-20 Great Blue Herons, umpteen Am. Crows, 15 Ring-billed
Gulls and a couple of imm. eagles were congregated around the only small
patch of open water in the distribution channel.  One Ring-bill with a
headless frozen fish successfully evaded a piratic adult Bald
Eagle--eagles are not as maneuverable as jaegers.

One male Belted Kingfisher sat on a water control gate staring at the
ice.

Edge Wade
Columbia, MO
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