While I have seen this before, not with such patience. I guess this is one of the ways they learn how to wait so long out hunting.
I don’t visit this nest often even though it had 2 young birds. When I stopped by I found them in a duel. An adult dropped off a fish, and both wanted it.
There are more than the usual number of photographs here, but this tug of war lasted close to 1 1/2 hours. Neither would let go.
When the fish was won, it was only for a moment.
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There was still some fish when I left, and a Heron on either end. A new meaning to sibling rivalry.