5’s company, and then some
When the water in Jackass Bend froze solidly recently, fish who lived beneath it died from lack of oxygen and rose to the top. When the ice melted, the fish kill attracted what one observer described as hundreds of eagles, including their young without the characteristic white – or bald – head. The convocation thinned out some by Feb. 28, but there was still five adult eagles in a tree along Egypt Road south of Orrick. (Photo by David Knopf/Richmond News)
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