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Re: SV: BALD EAGLE! yikes!
On 4-Sep-09, at 12:00 PM, Tommy Tyrberg wrote:
I do know how overwhelming a Haliaeetus eagle can be very close up. I
was once standing near a cliff at a large lake in Sweden counting
when a White-Tailed Eagle that had been roosting unnoticed in the
behind me suddenly flew out just over my head. It literally almost
me fall over the cliff edge.
I'd have to say you're very lucky it wasn't a hungry golden. You
could've ended up like these unfortunate fellas: http://
Speaking of "baldy" sightings, I once observed one gliding directly
over me in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia once. I was in the Future Shop
parking lot and just happened to look up and notice the almost
unmistakable (brown body, white head & tail) of one. I'd never ever
saw one in NS before, let alone knew that they were even in the area.
The other people probably wondered what the hell I was looking at, it
was VERY high up.