Nothing screams “America!” quite like the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic ‘Free Bird,’ except for a bald eagle swooping down to snatch a salmon from a river. In honor of Independence Day and our national bird, here are a few clips of bald eagles being awesome.

Happy Fourth, everyone!

Home Defense:

Eagle in the Uprights:

Imperial Eagle:

Quill Gordon, Elk Hair Caddis, or Golden Talon?: