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River

River is a female maturing Bald Eagle and resident of The Teton Raptor Center in Wilson Wy. The Center brings birds to the Visitors Center every Friday afternoon for public viewing.

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A Bald Eagles head will turn white when they turn 5. River is five this year. She is being treated for an infection, caused by drinking polluted water. She will not be returned to the wild.

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River

 I loved being close to these beautiful birds.

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Trumpeter Swans

This article by Mike Koshmrl on the valleys Trumpeter Swans,  appeared in the JH news & Guide. Half a century after they were nearly wiped out, trumpeter swans are holding steady in the Jackson Hole area. But drought, climate change and diminishing natural wetlands pose real threats, wildlife managers such as Wyoming Game and Fish Department nongame biologist Susan Patla believe. “The Jackson area has a stable population,” Patla said, “but it’s really […]

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