Sandy Barnes
Becky Fulford of Kittredge, right, looks at a large bald eagle wearing protective headgear at the Mountain Area Earth Day Fair.
Of eagles, recycling and watersheds

Decked out in headgear resembling a World War I flying ace, a large bald eagle commanded attention at the Mountain Area Earth Day Fair at Evergreen Lake Park on Saturday.

“She’s good in the hood,” said handler Dawn Carrie of HawkQuest while holding the majestic bird on her wrist.

The eagle was wearing the leather hood because it is blind in one eye, Carrie said. Without the eye covering, the eagle constantly turns its head to try to see things, she explained.