Eagle Nest Rock River

Eagle Nest Rock River. The male brought a Red-breasted Merganser back to the nest, plucked. He was totally worn out after that. Must have had to kill it, maybe had to flap his way back to shore if it was too heavy and had to carry it back to the nest after preparing it.

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.
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