Eagle-eyed Everett photographer captures nature in action
Saturday, July 25 2009 @ 06:02 PM EDT
Contributed by: Anonymous
A bald eagle dove out of the sky, talons aimed at a family of ducks swimming on Silver LakeThe ducklings hid underwater, while mom squawked away. After several attempts, the eagle wrapped his talons around one of the ducklings and flew away.
The moms and dads, ducks they mate for life — but dad hasn’t been around for a few weeks, so I think the babies are orphans — or at least fatherless
“Bless her heart, mama duck came up and stared death in the face and was fighting that eagle with all she had,” Hricziscse said. “It was heartbreaking.”
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