Bald Eagle fishing - Conowingo Dam, Maryland

 

Bald Eagle about to catch a fish:

Bald Eagle spreading talons to grab a fish - Conowingo Dam, Port Deposit, MD

Bald Eagle spreading talons to grab a fish - Conowingo Dam, Port Deposit, MD

Those talons though! 🙈

If you look closely, you should notice that the rear talon is longer. It is called hallux talon and it can be as long as 2 inches! 😳

Bald Eagle

I took this photograph at the Conowingo Dam, Maryland - the best place to photograph Bald Eagles on the East Coast of USA, every Fall.


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