I can guarantee the video is not fake, sorry. It is a little bit produced, sometimes called edited.
I slo-mo’d the chase by 50% and croped it by 20%, so that you could see the birds clearer.
Other than that, it’s how it happened.
Yes, Thanks for that. Its mid winter here in Aust I doubt they would be nesting.
I think they are apex hunters and they chase anything that is food size and moves. A white phantom is about the same size as a seagull or pigeon.
The day they nearly got me, I was flying about 2 miles from where I...
Thanks for that, sounds like a good strategy. But in my situation, I was low, around 6 ft, in open country with 2 big wedgie's circling about 50 ft above. I had observed at home that when eagles flew overhead all the small birds immediately hid in the nearest tree. So I made a dash for small...
Yesterday I had a close encounter with 2 Wedge tailed eagles, and survived it. Should you run or should you hide ? Or should you land ?
Anybody had experience with eagles I would be interested to hear.
short video of the encounter: