By Submitted Story on November 1, 2019
|Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge|
|On a breezy Pea Island day, a Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus sits on an unused Osprey nesting box. Bald Eagles build some of the world’s largest nests, most frequently in tall trees. This Bald Eagle’s perch behind the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, offers easy access to fish (main diet) and other food sources such as crabs, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals. It is not uncommon to see Bald Eagles on all of the regional national wildlife refuges.|
Currently, through December, see the beautiful Wildlife Art Expo showing in the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center auditorium on Roanoke Island. Four artists have work hanging that includes pieces in oil, acrylic, pastel, colored pencil & ceramic. Artwork purchases supports local national wildlife refuges, the artists and they make great gifts.
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