Majestic eagle fights 2 seagulls in this epic battle over Alaska

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Remember the photos of a crow riding a flying eagle that came out a while ago? Now the eagle strikes back.

Photographer David Canales shot an incredible photo of an eagle fighting two seagulls in an epic battle through the sky.

Canales was kayaking in Prince William Sound when he took the photo, which was shared on the U.S. Department of the Interior's Twitter account:



According to the Huffington Post, after the social channels exploded with questions about who won the fight, the agency commented that "the gull above the eagle gave up and the other one wasn't able to free itself."

It was definitely a big improvement for the eagle's ego since this other episode:



Here is an incredible gallery full of these patriotic beauties:

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Majestic eagle fights 2 seagulls in this epic battle over Alaska
DENVER, CO, - JANUARY 18: A bald eagle takes flight from a tree at Wash park January 18, 2015 as temperatures reach in to the 50's. (Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
ROCK ISLAND, IL - JANUARY 11: An bald eagle sits on the tree by Mississippi River on January 11, 2015 in Rock Island, Illinois. (Photo by Gabriel Grams/Getty Images)
ROCK ISLAND, IL - JANUARY 11: An bald eagle attempts to catch a fish at Mississippi River on January 11, 2015 in Rock Island, Illinois. (Photo by Gabriel Grams/Getty Images)
ROCK ISLAND, IL - JANUARY 11: An bald eagle sits on the tree by Mississippi River on January 11, 2015 in Rock Island, Illinois. (Photo by Gabriel Grams/Getty Images)
ROCK ISLAND, IL - JANUARY 11: An bald eagle attempts to catch a fish at Mississippi River on January 11, 2015 in Rock Island, Illinois. (Photo by Gabriel Grams/Getty Images)
ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Lewis the bald eagle flies on the field during pre-game ceremonies prior to Game Two of the National League Championship Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
PEMBROKE PINES, FL - APRIL 28: American Bald Eagle is sighted on April 28, 2014 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/GC Images)
Florida, North Fort Meyers, Bayshore Drive, American Bald Eagle, adult. (Photo By: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)
GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 23: Georgia Southern's bald eagle Freedom spreads it's wings before their game against the Florida Gators on November 23, 2013 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. Georgia Southern defeated Florida 26-20. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 15: Challenger, a Bald Eagle soars over the stadium before the start of a game between the San Diego Chargers and the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 15, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Chargers defeated the eagles 33-30. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
A Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) looking up, head in profile.
The Bald eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus ) sits on snow and eats a salmon. Nearby magpie. Alaska
Bald Eagle,Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Scavenging a salmon carcass along the Chilko River, Chilcotin wilderness, British Columbia, Canada
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Bald eagle pair in Alaska.
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