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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

More About That Hike

Hello again, everyone.  It's me, Cammie.  As promised, I have more for you about that hike we took the other day!  Now ... where were we?

Oh, yes. Right about ... here:

Mags and me, shoulder to shoulder

"Here" being on Eagle Pass Trail out at Tuttle Creek State Park. We were merrily hiking along when Dad spotted a Bald Eagle! He held our leashes while Mom crept a little closer (but not so close as to disturb the majestic bird -- remember, she shoots with a 600mm lens!). She saw the eagle perched high above:


He had just finished a snack and seemed quite pleased!

"Best shad I've had all day!"

Then he took off in search of more fishies:


We posed for a photo at the end of the trail:

Me, Dad, and Mags.  Dad's the tall one.

We looped back around via the road and that's when ...


See?  There is something for everyone at Tuttle Creek!

I took a moment of quiet reflection at the River Pond ...


... then we headed home.

"Mags?  You had fun, didn't you?"

"Oh, yeah, Cam. Ohhhhh, yeahhhhh!"

"I did, too!"

I hope all of you had fun, as well!  Thanks for coming on our walk with us!


PS:  If you'd like to see more photos from that outing, to include some of the Bald Eagle with his snack, please click here.


  1. I'm always amazed at the bald eagle pictures you get! Momma says she's never ever seen a live one out of the zoo.

  2. what great pictures.....that is a pretty great park you have there :)

  3. Fabulous and we really liked the one of him in flight. Have a terrific Tuesday and happy St Patrick's Day.
    Best wishes Molly

  4. Happy St. Paddy's Day to you... Did somebuddy say SQUIRREL and DINNER???????

  5. those bald eagles are amazing - when we lived in Minnesota we use to see them all the time along the St Croix River.

  6. I'm glad you said Dad's the tall one, as I wasn't sure :)

  7. YAY, you saw Mr Big Birdie again. Isn't he majestic, I luffs him!
    What a pawsome place to go walkies, I can see why you both has those wonderful smiles afterwards. And what wonderful weather yous having!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  8. That eagle is beautiful but so are you two girls! Looks like you had a great time out with your mom and dad!

  9. Interesting to see bands on the eagle. Thanks for sharing your beautiful pictures.

  10. We love it! Those last 2 photos really show how much fun you had! Happy St. Paddy's Day!

    Your Pals,

    McMurphy & O'Stanley

  11. Maggie looks like she is in heaven:) Total bliss!

    Mom heard on the news today that two more bald eagles were shot and killed in two KS counties - so sad and cruel.

    Happy St. Paddy's Day!

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  12. What a gorgeous bird! He is just magnificent and your mom did a great job capturing him. He seems to be wearing some jewelry on his ankles. It looks like you guys all had a great time on your hike. I hope you had a great St. Paddy's Day today

  13. OMD...that Eagle is just so very majestic!!!
    We just love the pctures of you gals chatting on the way home too!!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

  14. Wow - the close-up of the eagle is just fabulous! What a hike you girls had!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  15. Your mom takes the best photos ever-I think she should be published!!!!! We haven't seen many eagles here lately-probably getting ready to head elsewhere for the spring. I haven't been to our town lake yet to see if there are any nests. Great job!!!

  16. yoW! great shots of the Bald Eagle! oh, and of course we loved the pics of you pups :) We had fun on your hike too, Cammie! thanks for letting us tag along, as always :)

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie