One bad eagle attacks Bambi

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    very cool pics.
     
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    Caption of "shock in deer" made me laugh
     
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    Some awesome action shots. I'd love to see them on the RAW format from a DSLR. Deer looks very young, that or it's been awhile since I've seen a Bald Eagle wingspread.
     
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    Spread Bald Eagle :tbo:
     
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    Interesting that the eagle went after something so much bigger
     
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    Black Talons--choice of prey birds.
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    Question is... did the eagle get the deer in the end?
     
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    I first read the title of the thread, "One Bad Eagle Attacks Rabbi". That guy has some interesting stories but that would have topped them all.
     
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    I vacation in the MN north lands every year and each time we go to the same place. We see a large number of Eagles and watch a couple of nests.

    I took the dog out for his "business" one evening and followed a dirt road in the Chippewa National Forest (very dense) and I heard/saw a commotion about 100 yards into the woods and I was amazed by the full spread wings of an eagle with the wings vertical among the trees. It was huge. I couldn't believe they would go into a dense forest and grab supper, but I saw it and I was more careful with my Yorkie "supper" after that.

    Had an adult Eagle teach a youngster how to pick a minnow up from the lake in flight. It used us as the source of minnows.
     
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    Not a bald eagle unless a juvenile, but it is spread
     
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    Awesome pics for sure:supergrin:
     
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    Fantastic series of photos, thanks for posting it. It's probably a third year Golden Eagle going after a yearling doe. A Golden Eagle has about a 7 foot wing span.

    Though this deer got away the followup accounts in the link cite two records of White-tailed Deer killed by Golden Eagles, with one deer found in a nest. There are other reports of them taking young Dall Sheep and Pronghorn, foxes, and even wolves. Free roaming cats and small dogs are lunch for these birds.

    I've seen eagles feed on the carcasses of big game many times. The first elk I killed many years ago--I dressed it out just before dark and returned in the morning to find a Bald Eagle feeding on the carcass. Fortunately he left a little for me. :eagle: