Wedgetail Eagles arrive for Wallaby Breakfast

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Comments (6)

gezginruh on June 7, 2012

An incredible capture! Great photo!

Warmly. Fü

Ian Stehbens on June 7, 2012

O, dear , you are there so soon. The eagles (we call them "wedgies") are very large birds. The dead wallaby was on the right-hand side of the road and the bird in flight had picked it up and dropped it, probably because it was also aware of my presence and was a bit nervous.

With warmth,


bdeh on June 8, 2012

Beautiful picture of this very nice birds of prey Ian. The end of the Wallaby was not so beautiful. Greetings Berend

Ian Stehbens on June 8, 2012

They weren't too keen on my being around, Berend - hence the one in flight has dropped the wallaby! I am sure you saw plenty of wedge-tailed eagles when you were touring this country.



bdeh on June 8, 2012

We saw a lot of them Ian, but they are so shy that I haven't got a good picture of them, except in the Litchfield NP, Territory Wildlife Park. Greetings Berend

Ian Stehbens on June 8, 2012

I am sure you saw them aplenty, Berend.

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