Video by @joelsartore | Bald eagles aren’t born with that 'bald' look. When they’re young, these birds have a fully brown plumage and don’t develop the white feathers on their heads for another four or five years. During courtship, bald eagles display an incredible aerial dance wherein they grasp each other by the talons and spin in mid-air. After this strange display, those who mate will stay together for their entire lives, which can last up to 38 years! The two eagles will work together to build their record-breaking, 4.5 foot wide nests, and even take turns incubating their eggs.
Bald eagles are a true conservation success story. They were once abundant in the United States, but when European settlers arrived, their numbers dropped drastically. In 1940 Congress passed an act to protect them, and though the act was helpful in protecting eagles, their populations didn’t really start to grow again until the early 1970s when a deadly insecticide called DDT was finally banned. In 2007, bald eagles were removed from the endangered species list and there are now about 9,700 nesting pairs in the lower 48 states.
This bald eagle was photographed at Raptor Recovery at @fontenelleforest where injured and orphaned birds of prey are rehabilitated in Nebraska.
To see a portrait of a bald eagle, check out @joelsartore.
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Aira Ferreira's gaze might be imperious and penetrating, but the #DiorStellaire sunglasses that set it off are far more accessible than aloof. Their fine metal frames hold blue lenses inspired by the night sky and constellations colors of #MariaGraziaChiuri's Autumn-Winter 2017 collection. #DiorAW17
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Veronika Lindberg (@kutovakika) understands a true labor of love when she’s knitting a long scarf with her playful cat by her side. “[It’s a] project that requires a lot of yarn, patience and a bit of love,” writes Veronika in her caption. #WHPmadewithlove
** UPDATE: just heard Matt is starting his chemo TODAY (tues Sept 19th). Stay strong brother. You got this.
Rain ain't stoppin' this lil' ol package of sunshine.
NYC Firefighter, Matt McDevitt, we now inspire each other, but more importantly congrats to you and your wife, Jackie on your new baby boy. There's no role you'll ever play that's greater than "father". I know you got a fight ahead of ya with chemo and radiation so stay strong brother and eventually you gotta take that shirt off dude. Sweat turns to stink.
Thank you for being a fan. Thank you for being a bad ass inspiration. #FirstResponders#NYCFirefighters#WelcomeBabyJamesMichael 🤙🏾
RED ROCKS TONIGHT! Who's coming to the show?? 🕺🏻🤓🏼
Exciting news! I’m going to be in London signing copies of my novel #MirrorMirror at Waterstones Piccadilly on 4th October. Tickets are on sale now and the link is in my bio. Can’t wait to see lots of you there!
SWIPE TO WATCH THE FULL TRAILER. I'm Sexcited to share this with you.🥂This is one of my favorite movies I've ever been a part of. Link in bio for the real, non insta version of the trailer, the way it's supposed to be seen