Posted by: atowhee | May 13, 2014

THE KETTLE IS BOILING

P2000598There was a kettle of immature Bald Eagles over Pointe Mouillee just south of Detroit this morning. When I first saw this phenomenon I could not imagine what was up:

BE KTTL1At one time there were six of them circling and swooping about. BE KETTLE2

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BE KTTL5

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BE-KTTL7

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One of the eagles had a duck or coot and the others were hoping to make a steal. Here’s the successful predator carrying its prey.
BE CARRIES

OKAY, KIDS, OUT OF THE WATER:CAGO-FAM1

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Northern Rough-winged Swallow:
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Osprey on nest, Pointe Mouillee
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Responses

  1. Beautiful! Just beautiful!


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