Yesterday’s snowstorm is today’s photo opportunity. Even though the calendar may say “spring” on April 17th, the land says “winter”. Other than the streams and rivers which rush down to Lake Superior, snow and ice have a lock on northern Minnesota and the Lake Superior region. This means that the bird migration is effectively blocked at the Duluth end of Lake Superior. Birds find any open water and/or food and wait for the coming melt.
I photographed this immature bald eagle overlooking the big lake at the point of take-off. After the eagle flew, I decided a non bird photo was in order. The Sucker River is about 13 miles north of Duluth near Stoney Point. This is one of my favorite playgrounds in the world!
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