Saturday, May 5, 2012

FLYday - Bald Eagle and Herring Gull Fight


Adult Bald eagle being harassed by Herring Gull, Phippsburg, Maine, May 2012

FLYday is an homage to what our feathered friends do best, fly. 

I took this shot on the end of our pier, 120 feet out into the ocean. I was wearing my bathrobe. 
On my photography web site, you will find almost 8,000 images of Maine taken by me. 
http://robinrobinsonmaine.com 

12 comments:

  1. What a fantastic image to capture... well done.

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  2. Birding in my bathrobe is one of my favorite ways to bird, though I don't do it very often here. Great shot! I was just in Maine last weekend and just posted photos today. I am glad you are an eBirder in Maine since many areas there do not have many eBirders! Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting!

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  3. Fantastic capture. Looks like they are screaming at each other!

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  4. Andrew, Kathie and Hilke, thanks to you for the comments and views. I agree, Hilke it looks like they are screaming. Hey! I think they were!

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  5. Outstanding!

    jmac1949
    May 05, 2012 11:46 AM

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  6. WOW!
    ~R~

    M. C. S.
    May 05, 2012 12:12 PM

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  7. I Love Life (OS)May 8, 2012 at 2:51 PM

    I love your photos. You capture scenes most of us will never see!


    I Love Life

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  8. jmac1949, M.C.S, and I Love Life, thanks so much to you all for the views, rates and compliments. I am very lucky to live in an incredible place that gives me these opportunities nearly every day. I also was photographing seals mating and fishing at the same time that this food fight between the gull and eagle was going on.

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  9. greenheron (OS)May 8, 2012 at 2:52 PM

    Seagulls are tough guys! Urban seagulls, even tougher. Good luck if you're trying to eat your lunch on a bench near the water in Boston.

    greenheron
    May 06, 2012 07:13 AM

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  10. Chicken Mãâàn (OS)May 8, 2012 at 2:53 PM

    Exciting shot, Robin.

    Chicken Mãâàn
    May 06, 2012 07:41 AM

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  11. Good good photos. TY

    Mission
    May 06, 2012 09:42 AM

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  12. I love the grandeur they possess. Taking pictures in a robe, this I can relate to. Nothing like the comfort. Rated with a Jali smile of course. :-) If you have a chance, please check out my last post and see what you think. Thanks doll.

    JALI 17
    May 06, 2012 10:06 AM

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