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Wallace ­ River
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Nov 02, 2016 18:00 |  #1

These were taken at the Strait of Canso, the body of water that separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island. There was a run of smelt happening, drawing them and many other critters to the area.
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Nmq1​Ns] (external link)IMG_9843 Canso Strait Bald Eagle (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NNXq​ok] (external link)IMG_9874 Canso Strait Bald Eagle (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NFcK​8v] (external link)IMG_0257 Canso Strait Bald Eagle (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NFcP​K6] (external link)IMG_0239 Canso Strait Bald Eagles (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MR8c​x5] (external link)IMG_0160 Canso Strait Bald Eagles (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/NFdR​2c] (external link)IMG_0083 (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MQVc​Vc] (external link)IMG_0058 Canso Strait Bald Eagle (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
8. Another critter enjoying the fish :

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/MQTd​TD] (external link)IMG_0491 Canso Strait Humpback Whale (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr

IAN - Living life on the shores of the Wallace River in northern Nova Scotia, Canada :
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Mel-S
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Nov 02, 2016 18:40 |  #2

Good stuff!


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Nov 02, 2016 18:50 |  #3

A great series on these eagles Ian. You captured them well. Most enjoyable to view.:-)


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Nov 02, 2016 18:51 |  #4

Beautiful




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Nov 02, 2016 18:52 |  #5

Hokie smokes! Those are some kinda good, even the big eagle carrying the minnow lol


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Larry ­ Johnson
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Nov 02, 2016 19:04 |  #6

superb!


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Nov 02, 2016 20:38 |  #7

Wow Ian... Very nice! I sooooo envy your access to such beauty. :)


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Nov 03, 2016 03:37 |  #8

Well done Ian.


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CaptBob
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Nov 03, 2016 03:42 |  #9

Well done Ian. I've missed your eagles of late but really enjoy your foxes


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Wallace ­ River
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Nov 03, 2016 06:39 |  #10

Mel-S wrote in post #18174168 (external link)
Good stuff!

KT29 wrote in post #18174178 (external link)
A great series on these eagles Ian. You captured them well. Most enjoyable to view.:-)

Vboer wrote in post #18174179 (external link)
Beautiful

Oldjackssparrows wrote in post #18174180 (external link)
Hokie smokes! Those are some kinda good, even the big eagle carrying the minnow lol

Larry Johnson wrote in post #18174193 (external link)
superb!

EyeSpyEagle wrote in post #18174263 (external link)
Wow Ian... Very nice! I sooooo envy your access to such beauty. :)

Red Dexs wrote in post #18174461 (external link)
Well done Ian.

CaptBob wrote in post #18174463 (external link)
Well done Ian. I've missed your eagles of late but really enjoy your foxes

Well thanks for the kind comments! Actually the eagles were my #3 reason for the 2 1/2 hour drive from where I live to the Causeway. A Brown Booby had been hanging out there for the previous week and I wanted to get a pic of such a rarity for here, but alas I didn't see it. The whales were my #2 reason for the drive, and they were there, as close as 50 feet from shore, quite amazing to see so close. However eagles will always be primary targets for me, and there's a good number all around my area, so they were a good fallback position after the Brown Booby didn't make an appearance.


IAN - Living life on the shores of the Wallace River in northern Nova Scotia, Canada :
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Nov 03, 2016 10:41 |  #11

A top set Ian.


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Nov 04, 2016 20:28 |  #12

Always great to see your eagles, Ian! 2 out of 3 ain't bad. Anyone else think the whale tail was a Turkey Vulture for a second?:-)


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Wallace ­ River
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Nov 04, 2016 20:32 |  #13

Joe52 wrote in post #18174679 (external link)
A top set Ian.

Thanks very much Joe.

ardeekay wrote in post #18176108 (external link)
Always great to see your eagles, Ian! 2 out of 3 ain't bad. Anyone else think the whale tail was a Turkey Vulture for a second?:-)

LOL thanks Rog! Unfortunately he was not breaching like he was the day before.

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