[Tweeters] Do eagles eat carp?

Al Wagar jalanwagar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 15:09:29 PDT 2021

Thanks, Mason,

The spawners look to be 10 or more pounds. I watched an eagle catch a coot and fly off to a nest with it. Not sure they could do so with the large carp. Perhaps they would/could tear off pieces for aerial delivery.


> On Apr 20, 2021, at 3:03 PM, Mason Maron <mmaron101 at gmail.com> wrote:


> Hey Al,


> Yes, they do. I've seen some catch carp on Lake Sammamish before; there's a (low quality) photo here: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/27198342 <https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/27198342>


> Mason Maron



> On Tue, Apr 20, 2021, 3:00 PM Al Wagar <jalanwagar at gmail.com <mailto:jalanwagar at gmail.com>> wrote:

> Carp are spawning in the shallows around Lake Washington & would be easy pickings for eagles. Has anyone observed eagles using carp?


> Thanks,


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