Bird or Buoy?

So, we were at Park Point on Sunday. It was pretty far away and after a 45 minute walk on the sand we finally realized what it was. Can you tell?
(picture by Michael Kehn)

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Eagle on Lake Superior
A closeup, definitely not a buoy. It stayed on that piece of ice for 45 minutes before it lifted off and graced the sky with its presence.

Eagle in the Duluth Harbor
Over the Harbor, click for more detail.

Eagle over Duluth
Close-up.

Thanks to Michael Kehn for the photos. If you want to use these photos please contact him directly.

9 Comments

heysme

about 10 years ago

I feel patriotic!

Resol

about 10 years ago

Those of us convinced it was an eagle from the start thought it was strange behavoir for a buoy to fly away like that.

Sorry to other beachgoers we ambushed with our bird/buoy disagreement.

Any of Mike's ice photos from that stroll you want to add to the comments, mevdev?

mevdev

about 10 years ago

Resol,

Those are the only pics he sent. We should ask him for more. I cleared the rights with him earlier today (didn't want to post without his permission!). I'd love to see the cave photos.

adam

about 10 years ago

So, is it a buoy?

TimK

about 10 years ago

No, it's a girl.

Tony D.

about 10 years ago

Well, I for one am very, very proud as a Duluthian that TimK didn't reply, "No, it's a gull."

zra

about 10 years ago

You guys are punny.

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