VIDEO: Eaglet’s mishap

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Wed, 06.07.2016 - 07:54

Video recorded by  Tuomokoo, LK forum
Translation Liis




White-tailed eagle     Merikotkas       Haliaeëtus albicilla

Small mishaps always happen to the eaglets hanging about in the nest tree – they cannot estimate a gust of wind, or become too daring. Large birds, wing span already a couple of metres, and so they need not particularly fear a fall. Calls can be heard from a couple of branch layers below.

Last year there was a similar accident in the white-tailed eagle nest, see the previous video as reminder LINK

Of course all kinds of obstructions are dangerous to young birds, particularly in the beginning, including power lines where many accidents occur, but who wants to survive must get used to the conditions...

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