Immature Bald Eagle (BE) in control of the Mallard drake as the hen tries to flee
Immature BE decides, instead, to go after the hen. The drake is free for the time being
Both the Mallard hen and drake struggle to escape, severely injured to the point they cannot take flight
An adult BE joins the immature BE, surrounding the Mallard hen
Both BEs compete for position while the Mallard hen still tries to get away
Some intimidation tactics by both the immature and adult BE, as if they are toying with the incapacitated Mallard
The Mallard sees an opening and tries to escape by running, since it cannot take flight
After allowing the Mallard to get a certain amount of distance away, the immature BE goes after it...
...but only to change its direction putting the Mallard in between both the immature and adult BE
The immature BE descending again on the Mallard (note: the Mallard's head is not gone, just hidden behind the wings)
immature BE closing in on the Mallard as the adult BE looks on.
The crippled Mallard is attacked again by the immature BE
Another take down by the immature BE as the adult BE looks on.
The Mallard hen appears lifeless now...
...yet for a third time breaks free. Another immature BE joins in.
The second immature BE comes in to finish the job once and for all.
As the other two original BEs look on, the new immature BE makes the final kill.
The final attack on the Mallard hen
Securing the prey
The immature BE guards its kill
An announcement by the immature BE of its fresh kill as the other two original BEs continue to observe.