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A pair of Great Black-backed Gulls playing tug-of-war with an American Eel. The one on the right had it half swallowed while the left one had a grip on the tail. Don't know how long they were at it, but I watched for at least 5 minutes. Eventually the one on the right won, but only because another bird flew down and disrupted the battle.

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Posted by cyric over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by greglasley over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by mainebirder 3 months ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Great Black-backed Gull - Photo (c) Roger Butterfield, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
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