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Photo Blog: Bald Eagles Bird-Dogged by a Redwing Blackbird
May 8, 2019
Ed Hewitt, row2k.com

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Redwing blackbird acquires target

Redwing blackbird acquires target - Click for full-size image!
Look at the little guy mimic the eagle's flight - Click for full-size image!
Eagle gets a bit of air behind - Click for full-size image!
So blackbird pulls in wings to increase speed... - Click for full-size image!
... and catches the eagle - Click for full-size image!
Eagle decides to escape... - Click for full-size image!
to nearby evergreen to watch races. - Click for full-size image!
45 minutes later, the little guy takes up the chase again - Click for full-size image!
This time the eagle gets gone - Click for full-size image!
... and heads home again - Click for full-size image!


Two bald eagles were out hunting during the women's racing on the Carnegie this weekend, but a small redwing blackbird wasn't having it; click on each photo to advance through the sequence; don't miss photos #4 and #5


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moffatj
05/08/2019  9:20:04 AM
That's a brave red wing blackbird!



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