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Bald Eagle and Canada Geese

Haliaeetus leucocephalus and Branta canadensis


Backwaters of the Mississippi River near Lock and Dam #13


These two Canada geese were slowly passing the mature bald eagle perched on a log. I have seen immature eagles swoop at geese, but have never seen a mature go after them, although I'm sure it happens all the time. This would be a meal fit for a king!

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1 Comment

beaker98 3 years ago

Thanks Stephanie!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 3 years ago

The composition of this photo is simply beautiful!

Illinois, USA

Lat: 41.90, Long: -90.15

Spotted on Mar 10, 2015
Submitted on Apr 9, 2015

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