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Fresh Sushi | by Philip Kuntz
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Fresh Sushi

I've watched many of these baldies, and they rarely dine on the kokanee salmon's heads, leaving them for other scavengers. They frequently rip the fishes head off as they are flying back to their perch to dine on the rest of it. They swallow the fish in one long gulp, quite quickly. Would be easy to feel bad for the fish, but they are dying anyway after spawning. The circle of life goes on.

  

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Taken on January 12, 2012