After a balmy Thursday and Friday the temperature is plummeting tonight to 5oF.
During the last deep freeze, Steve Gosser photographed a bald eagle at Crooked Creek with iced feathers on his belly and head. Notice how his head feathers are standing up as if he used hair gel!
The eagle’s ice shows the great insulation power of feathers and how extreme cold can form ice very quickly when the eagle lifts his head out of the water.
He’ll be getting another chance to wear icicles this weekend. Brrrrr!
(photo by Steve Gosser)