Okay, we've confirmed that our Maggie duck was killed by an eagle. A big bald eagle, to be exact. Just yesterday he made another try at one of the other ducks. She barely got under the porch in time. I talked with the Fish and Wildlife Service today to see if there was an option for DLP (we can kill every other animal, including brown bears, for DLP). Unfortunately, eagles are protected under a federal law and there are no provisions for DLP. Sooo, does anyone have any suggestions for dealing with this darn bird? We've fired 12 gauge popper rounds at it twice, which has put it on the run, but it keeps coming back. I really don't want to have to shoot, shovel and shutup. We've got close neighbors and with such long days it would be almost impossible to do so without getting caught. We've thought about owl decoys. We can string some old fishing net over some of the yard, but we're on a half acre so we can't do the whole thing. Any suggestions are welcome.