Eagles can be some of nature’s most graceful animals, but this Russian eagle does not fit that description.

The eagle in this video attempted to land in its nest, but it got tripped up by a branch. Luckily for us there was a camera there to capture this landing fail.

After crashing the eagle just sat there for a little bit as it seemed to ponder its mishap. The bird of prey seemed uninjured, so we can just laugh at one of the least graceful landings of all time.

https://youtu.be/QDP7xCl1xfw

Image screenshot of video by VaBene on YouTube

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One thought on “Video: Eagle Attempts Nest Landing, Fails Horribly

  1. This is a juvenile white-tailed sea-eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) who hatched on April 14th 2015 in Western Latvia. It made its virgin flight on July 4th, only 4 days before this flight. The first video of this landing attempt on July 8th at 5:46 was published in Looduskalender forum where the life of this eagle and his family has been followed closely all the time, here:
    http://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/viewtopic.php?p=407456#p407456
    Information of the location of the nest, its inhabitants and a summary of the most important events at the nest can be found here:
    http://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=738

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