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Beak versus Talon

The water receded and a big catfish got caught in the marsh. I am not sure who spotted the fish first, but by the time we got there the marabou and the fish eagle were locked in a fierce fight over it. It was an epic battle of beak versus talon. As the fight was raging a juvenile eagle positioned himself opportunistically and strategically to benefit from any scraps that might come his way.

TAGS: Eagle, Fight, Fish, Food, Kenya, Marsh

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© Michel Zoghzoghi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 30, 2015, 3:21 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1600
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