Macabre photo of a Fish Eagle (not for faint of heart)

by Bob Shepardson
(DeBary, Florida, U.S.A.)

You're getting close

You're getting close

You're getting close
This is mine
Look right
That's a mean bird

Sherry and I were scanning the Mazithi water hole one afternoon when we noticed a fish eagle down near the water. When we put binos on it we noticed it appeared to be guarding the head of an impala. There were no other parts of the impala in sight. It was almost as though it had carried it there (not likely). Other impala were moving by and looking, but none went near it. Just a strange sighting, which occurs when you spend time in the park.

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Feb 23, 2012
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by: Jenny

Wow Bob what a catch, I wonder what happend to the poor Impala. Thank you so much for sharing this 'once in a life time' sighting with us!

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