Commentator Heather Lende talks about the bald eagles that gather along the banks of Alaska's Chilkat River every year, to feast on the late Fall salmon run. This year, she watched the release of three eagles that recovered from injuries. They were nursed back to health at the Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center.



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