Bald Eagle Attacks Turkey Decoy [VIDEO]

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Bald eagles are known for being territorial—especially during nesting season—but I’ve never seen anything like this before.

In today’s video, a turkey decoy catches the attention of a bald eagle. The eagle stops to check it out, and decides he’s had enough of this interloper.

 

Todays Turkey hunt! #merica

Posted by Stokerized Stabilizers on Saturday, April 27, 2019

To be fair, the decoy hen is VERY convincing. Looks like an Avian-X Breeder Hen or Lookout Hen, if I had to guess. 

I can’t begin to guess what made the eagle react to violently, but according to the video’s comments, lots of hunters have seen eagles behave similarly. 

What do you think? Is it worth going home empty-handed if you get to see something this cool? 

 

 

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