Bird's eye view

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Telegram photographer Keith Gosse was taking pictures of a bald eagle on the Cuckholds Cove trail near Signal Hill when a seagull started diving at the eagle as it sat in a tree close to the seagull's nest. The eagle had left it's own nest nearby, maybe looking for easy pickings of a seagull chick to bring back for lunch to its lone baby eagle.

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  • Fleming
    June 26, 2013 - 05:16

    Nice photos, Keith! Maybe some knowledgeable ornithologist could comment on the gull's seemingly foolhardy aggression? If you look carefully at the close-up shot of the eaglet in the eyrie, just behind it you can see a mass of white feathers. Remnants of a prior aggressor perhaps?