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Stolen Fish Tastes Better


Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:09 pm

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Photographed at Conowingo in Maryland. The adult Bald Eagle tried to steal a fish the juvenile had just caught. In the end, the adult gave up and the young eagle kept its catch.
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by LynnS on Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:56 pm
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Axel, wonderful interaction capture of the intense moment.  Your narrative goes great with the image, I'm glad the young Eagle got to keep its catch!
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by Karl Egressy on Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:53 pm
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Excellent interaction image, Axel.
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:08 pm
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Great capture of their interaction, Axel! The youngster did well to hold its nerve against the mature bird.

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by Ron Day on Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:13 pm
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Great framing, Axel. One to be proud of. Excellent.
 

by Mako_Elite on Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:25 pm
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Nice action shot. I see this behavior often in winter when eagles are fighting for the salmon.

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by peter makuch on Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:40 am
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a great inter-action shot for the food fight over one fish, nicely done.
 

by SMB on Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:44 am
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Nice shot Alex. Great job avoiding the challenging backgrounds at Conowingo.
Great crisp image and nice juvie pose.
I have been a regular at Conowingo and find it is often a frustrating place to photograph.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:23 am
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So cool! Nice to capture this action and great story.
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by John Spreitzer on Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:11 am
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Super action shot!
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by david fletcher on Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:20 pm
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super action and story Axel
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