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 The Ascend
Fishing Man
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Ark of the Covenant
Looking Out Over Fossil Falls
A tiny black goat guarding a private property.
Grüngürtel
Mud Cow Racing
Peach aquarelle
Eagle's Prey
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Pitstop in Deosai National Park
Heading Out For An Adventure
Hidden Staircase
Stretch
Spring butterfly
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Tiny spider is back to work after the rain.
Blue table with a view to the blue Aegean !
Clouds Cover Supermoon
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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Eagle's Prey

While kayaking at a lake in northeast Washington state, we observed a Bald Eagle in the water along the shore, where it snatched a Coot. It flew off to a dead tree snag, where it proceeded to methodically pluck the feathers from its prey. After it was finished, it flew to the other side of the lake to feed the prepped bird to its eaglets, whose squawking was suddenly silenced with the arrival of their meal. A sobering account of the natural world.

TAGS: Lake, Washington

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Colville, Washington, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Joanie Christian.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2016
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 4:05 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D610
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO640
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