Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bald Eagle v Seagull

At the beach last Friday, I saw this bald eagle swooping by overhead. I luckily had a longer lens already on my camera, and was able to get some shots of him.

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This seagull was chasing the bald eagle (I don't know enough to tell if they are male or female for sure, but I am pretty sure the seagull is female).

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The seagull kept dive bombing the eagle, urging it on, and making it fly away. My best guess is that the eagle was too close to the seagull's nest.

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Seeing a bald eagle is pretty awesome by itself, but seeing the seagull bullying it along was amazing.

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You can tell that the seagull is in a superior air position the entire time, staying above the eagle and in a position to threaten its wings.

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The seagull won in the end, driving the eagle off the beach into a stand of trees.

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2 comments:

  1. Good job, seagull! That's pretty darn awesome! Love the photos.

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