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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
American Bald Eagle on the hunt

The US Forest Service maintains a wildlife viewing platform on Anan Creek in Tongass National Forest. The creek is home to brown and black bears, Bald Eagles and thousands of spawning salmon. This eagle is hunting for food, either live fish or leftovers from a bear's meal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Wrangell, Alaska is 30 miles away, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Daniel S Japha