Bald Eagles at sunset. As the sunset in China Poot Cove of Kachemak Bay, the Bald Eagles were still active in their search for fish. The light was lovely and the eagles made an impressive sight against the evening sky. The snow-covered mountains in the distance just added to the spectacle.
Female birds weigh on average 5.3kg whilst males weigh in at 4.2kg, on average. Large female bald eagles can weigh 7kg and have a wing span of 2.44m. They are big birds. Bald Eagles subsist mainly on fish which they catch by swooping down and snatching from the water with their massive talons.