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Wow!  What a thing to capture pictures of!  (Poor duck!)

Jane
(Shoreham)

On 1/2/2013 11:39 AM, Justin LeClaire wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> I got lucky enough to stumble upon an adult Bald Eagle at Charlotte Town
> Beach on New Years Eve. After getting some great pictures of it perched in
> a tree right next to the road, it took off towards the 200 or so Mallards
> in the bay and singled out a female which it chased for a minute or two.
> The eagle was able to knock it into the water, and because the Mallard kept
> diving underwater every time the eagle swooped down to grab it, it dove
> down into the water directly on top of the Mallard. After about a 15-20
> second recuperation float about 100 meters out in the lake, the eagle took
> off with its lunch. I thought others would enjoy the decent pictures I took
> of this awesome chase so I've posted them in the link below.
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/85270080@N05/sets/72157632410832517/
>
>
> Justin LeClaire
>
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