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Bald Eagle drowns a gull

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Old Saturday 7th December 2019, 19:54   #26
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Poor gull
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Old Sunday 8th December 2019, 00:17   #27
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I once saw a Northern Harrier successfully drown a drake Northern Shoveler. This was at a large pond in western Nevada years ago.
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Old Sunday 8th December 2019, 01:03   #28
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A year or two ago I saw a female Mallard make a very spirited attempt to drown a Herring Gull which had attempted to take one of her ducklings on the open sea.
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Interesting photos. I also enjoyed the whole thread
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Great Skua drowning a Razorbill off the north coast of Handa, Scotland, probably something that's not at all unusual. I was watching from my sea kayak. It took rather a long time as the Razorbill managed to get its head above water several times. Once it was dead a third skua swooped in and stole the prize.

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Whilst that was going on this little crowd of auks gathered on the other side of my boat. I got the distinct impression they were keeping me between themselves and the skuas.

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