Tag: bald eagle

Photo from the LoC Esquire points to a really interesting read on The New Yorker about an instance in history when Ben Franklin wrote about how the national bird should be a turkey instead of an eagle. Yet the turkey has, like its country, known more glorious moments. Benjamin Franklin disliked the choice of the […]


Photo: Robert M. Palmer (Click to enlarge) Pierre posted a very stunning photo by Robert M. Palmer of a bald eagle catching mid-air prey and that got me thinking of what other photos like this Rob might have taken. It turns out he’s taken a lot.

I have no idea what the bald eagle is grabbing from the water, but if it was a fish, then RIP fish, because you’re dead.