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Murder Of Crows Ambush Eagle For Attacking Seagull At Spanish Banks (Video)

Spanish Banks

Photo: Luke McAdam / YouTube

There was some peculiar “fowl” play taking place on Canada Day at Spanish Banks.

Notorious for stalking and dive-bombing, a murder of crows executed an attack on a bald eagle on Sunday, July 1st. The eagle, however, may have been asking for it. Prior to the crow fight, the feathered predator was observed attacking a small seagull.

Of course, it is difficult to ascertain whether the ambush was exacted for bird camaraderie. Perhaps the crows had a different reason for ganging up on the eagle; however, it certainly seemed that they were defending the sea-faring gull.

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Spanish Banks Bird Fight

Luke McAdam posted a video of the sky-high combat to his YouTube account, which conveys the tense atmosphere at the scene. Indeed, the crowd screamed during the fight, and seemed to be pulling for the seagull’s safety.

Interested in more news regarding local fowl? Check out the story of a gang of peacocks that has overtaken a Surrey neighbourhood.


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