Photo: America’s eagle

828 of 1171
eagle hunting

credit: Donald Quintana

828 of 1171

In honor of Independence Day, today’s photo is a bald eagle, photographed in Merced National Wildlife Refuge in California. Donald Quintana writes that the eagle seen here is hunting American coot, a migratory waterbird. “Later in the day we saw that it was successfully eating its meal on the banks of one of the ponds,” he writes.

Get your nature photo featured on TreeHugger by joining the TreeHugger Photo Pool on Flickr.