04/10/2015 10:39 am ET Updated Jun 10, 2015

Life on the Lake: "The Encounter"

The following sequence is an encounter between a Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) and a Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) near Charleston, SC. The pictures tell the whole story, but the hawk was clearly not in the mood for company.

All photos taken with a Canon 5D-mk II, f/6.3, 1/1250 sec, ISO 200, 350 mm.

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