Anatomy of an Eagle fly-by catch

Eagle's looking for lunch.

Eagle’s looking for lunch.

Eagle spots snack and starts to bank right.

Eagle spots snack and starts to bank right.

Continues to bank right

Continues to bank right

Stalls, applies air brakes.

Stalls, applies air brakes.

Precise spot, snags unsuspecting fish. Looks like a victory dance on water.

Precise spot, snags unsuspecting fish. Looks like a victory dance on water.

Catch and a fly-away.

Catch and a fly-away.

This is an interesting shot. Eagle is ready to thrust away, notice his curled wing tips, maximum thrust. Also, the splash behind him where he captured the fish.

This is an interesting shot. Eagle is ready to thrust away, notice his curled wing tips, maximum thrust. Also, the splash behind him where he captured the fish.

Majestic

Majestic