Eagle upended by Erin O'Boyle (8 images)

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A bald eagle flips onto his back with his talons outstretched to defend his food as a rival swoops in and tries to grab a bite to eat. The spectacular black and white bird of prey, which has a wingspan of up to 7ft, feeds off a salmon carcass on the shore of a river.

Another hungry bald eagle, who has spotted the food, tries to sneak up from the side to get a share of the meal. But the dominant eagle flips upside-down in the air, in order to defend his catch. Photographer Erin...
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