Bald eagle crashes into house in Palo Alto: pictures

(KRON) — A bald eagle just lately had an unlucky run-in with the again patio window of a house in Palo Alto, in keeping with Palo Alto Animal Management. Officers with PA Animal Management acquired a report late final month of a bald eagle that was injured within the yard of a house within the Greenmeadow neighborhood.

“The officers thought that certainly the report of an eagle was incorrect, and the fowl was most certainly a hawk or owl,” learn a Fb submit from Animal Management.

Nonetheless, when officers have been dispatched to the residence they discovered a 4 to 5-year-old bald eagle that had crashed into the house’s again patio window and was sitting within the aspect yard. The fowl had surprised himself and was recuperating when officers arrived, in keeping with Animal Management.

“The eagle additionally gave the impression to be partially lined in baylands mud, so we might inform he was not having the most effective day,” the submit continued.

The outside pane of the window had been shattered by the impression from the fowl, however the inside pane was intact. Fortunately, when officers examined the eagle, they didn’t discover any seen accidents. Somewhat than try to seize the eagle, officers determined to see if it might fly by itself.

One officer approached the eagle from one aspect of a gate, whereas one other officer stood prepared with a internet. As officers approached, the eagle took off, first touchdown “majestically” on the yard BBQ. As officers acquired nearer, the eagle took off and “flew away into the space.”

Animal Management officers surmised that the eagle was in pursuit of a smaller fowl and flew too low for his personal good.

“He was barely worse for the wear and tear, however not considerably injured, and hopefully could have some constructive takeaways from this ordeal,” the submit concluded.

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