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Follow up: March 25 workday

2 Apr

A small but resilient group of volunteers collected 8 bags-full of trash on a windy and cold Saturday morning. Thank you for your dedication to RBD!

We also saw a juvenile bald eagle get harassed by gulls, lots of overwintering praying mantis egg cases, and a dead coyote.
Not much is blooming, but rosettes of the biennial beach wormwood (Artemisia campestris caudata) are definitely getting a headstart on the growing season!

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Bald Eagle Spotted in Chicago, Basking In Its Glory at Rainbow Beach Dunes

7 Mar


A bald eagle photographed on Chicago’s South Side near Rainbow Beach Dunes. View Full Caption  (c)Jerry Goldner

Source: Bald Eagle Spotted in Chicago, Basking In Its Glory at Rainbow Beach Dunes via DNAInfo

CHICAGO — While driving on Chicago’s South Side recently, veteran wildlife photographer Jerry Goldner noticed three crows bothering a large bird.

Goldner at first thought the bird being harassed on a tree near Rainbow Beach Dunes and the vacant former South Works steel mill site was a great horned owl.

But, upon further inspection, Goldner realized it was a mature bald eagle…

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