Ed Clark, president and founder of the Wildlife Center of Virginia, walks around with bald eagle, aka. patient #14-1955, so that those gathered can see and photograph the animal. The 11th Bald Eagle release of 2014, the eagle was released back into the wild at Natural Chimneys Regional Park near Mount Solon on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.
(Photo by Mike Tripp / The News Leader)
Photographer’s Note: Learned of this event from a press release, and although I know our readers are fans of the Wildlife Center and especially the eagles, I admit my own love of wildlife increased the levels of enjoyment I had in photographing this happening.