Cajun Coast

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The bald eagle keeps close watch on the participants on the Capt. Caviar boat tour Friday during the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau’s Eagle Expo.
—The Daily Review Photos/Diane Miller Fears

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Ginger Clark, right, of Houston gets a closer look at a bald eagle during the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau-sponsored Eagle Expo boat tour Friday.

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Nongame avian ecologist Robert Dobbs with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries was on board the Capt. Caviar to provide avian identification during one of the Eagle Expo boat tours. He spotted 31 varieties of birds including 23 bald eagles.

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This pair of bald eagles shares a tree branch. They were among the 23 eagles sighted during the Capt. Caviar boat tour Friday during the Cajun Coast Visitors and Con-vention Bureau’s Eagle Expo.

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This lone lesser black-backed gull is not as easy to sight in Louisiana as other species of gulls. While the plentiful lesser scaup was spotted 300 times during the Capt. Caviar boat tour Friday during the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau’s Eagle Expo.

Birders (and eagles!) show up for Expo

The 15th annual Eagle Expo had clear weather as visitors took to the waterways in search of the nation’s national bird.

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