WALK7237 Sunday 3 year old 2015

this 3 year-old bald eagle has beaten some tough odds
more than half the eagles born the same year as he was have died
no wonder then for his fierce look to the lake and his next fish

WALK7906 fierce young eagle 2015

I am eagle. I am hungry. I am fierce. I am eagle. I am hungry.
Um, did I say I am fierce? And 2 years old?

WALK5698 yearling Mattamuskeet eagle 2014 (1)

As this yearling eagle flew over the waters of Lake Mattamuskeet he started to furl his wings.
I hoped he would dive for whatever he was seeing – instead he flew on.