An Opportunistic Immature Eagle

Yesterday afternoon the March sun was blinding…and deceptive. Temperatures didn’t get out of the teens and strong, gusting winds were bone-chilling. This immature Bald Eagle braved the elements – perhaps a youthful mistake in terms of energy conservation – to rip into a frozen deer carcass.

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Photos by NB Hunter. 22March2017. © All Rights Reserved.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “An Opportunistic Immature Eagle

  1. Another fantastic catch! I checked out our eagles nest and, sure enough, looks like one of the pair is setting while the mate watches from the roosting tree. I’m hoping to catch this year’s batch if I can take some time off from the real estate maneuvers. 😀

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