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Incredible Flight for Life!

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posted on May, 22 2014 @ 08:41 PM
Hello Dear Members,

I do not post often, but I recently saw a few posts about animals using humans for shelter (there was a sea lioness and a dolphin), and wished to share our experience.

I hope a Google Drive Public Presentation will work.

Heron vs Eagle

This set of pictures was shot by us. It shows a heron trying to escape from an eagle...



posted on May, 22 2014 @ 09:00 PM
In my area the precipitous decline in great blue heron population is being blamed in large part on predation by eagles.

Thanks for sharing this fantastic example!

posted on May, 22 2014 @ 09:29 PM
a reply to: arit_

That was a GREAT break down of the events. S&F for that alone.

I liked the story too.

posted on May, 22 2014 @ 09:41 PM
Cool. Thanks. I was,worried for a bit. Now I wonder if the eagle just waited til you left. Did the heron become a late dinner or live to tell the tale to his little heron grandchildren?

posted on May, 22 2014 @ 09:44 PM
We have a decent bald eagle population here in Tidewater Virginia and many different types of sea birds including great gray herons. I wonder what the effects on the water fowl community by the eagles is?a reply to: CraftBuilder

posted on May, 23 2014 @ 09:44 PM
a reply to: AutumnWitch657

I live inland and am not very familiar with coastal ornithological phenology.

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