An Eagle”s Eye View…Spectacular Footage !!!

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Spectacular footage of Australia’s north west desert region has been captured, inadvertently, by a sea eagle that ‘stole’ a video camera and took it for a 70-mile flight.

The lens recorded the bird’s flapping wings – in sound and vision – the crevasses it flew through, the desert it crossed and finally the amusing moments when it landed and began pecking at the device.

The motion-sensor camera had been set up by Aboriginal rangers in a gorge near the Margaret River last May in the hope of capturing images of fresh-water crocodiles.

The sea eagle stole a camera set up to record crocodiles and inadvertently captured stunning footage of the Australian outback
The camera picks up the sound and view of the bird's wings as it flies for 70 miles

The camera had been set up to record fresh-water crocodiles but instead recorded the crevasses along the route taken by the bird

The camera had been set up to record fresh-water crocodiles but instead recorded the crevasses along the route taken by the bird

But within weeks the camera had disappeared. No-one, they agreed, would dare to steal it from croc territory, so they believed it had somehow fallen into the water.

Then, just a few weeks ago, ranger Roneil…

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