Bald Eagles eating Ducks

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Bald Eagle Feeding on Gretes

Eagle getting ready to grab a dead Coot
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Coot in tow
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Coot legs dangling
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Coot head dangling
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Another Eagle attacks and tries to get the Coot which was then dropped
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The Eagles face off and fly straight up
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This was going on all day, one Eagle would grab a Coot and another Eagle would try to take it away. I think duck hunters were having target practice on Coots on the pools above. I guess is is common for Bald Eagles to feed on Coots in the Fall.

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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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