Bald Eagle Freaks Out During SoCal Earthquake [VIDEO]

An eagle in the channel islands got quite a scare when this week’s earthquake struck right off shore.

By kncipat on April 6, 2018
A bald eagle. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A bald eagle was minding his own business, watching his eaglets when that earthquake struck off the coast of Southern California.

WHNT reports, “A Channel Island National Park¬†live nest cam¬†captured the moment the bird felt the quake, startling him enough to briefly fly out of view of the camera before returning to check on his eaglets.

A couple of bricks fell off a chimney structure on a Nature Conservancy property on Santa Cruz Island, one of the eight Channel Islands, but beyond that there were no injuries on any of the islands, said Yvonne Menard, a park spokeswoman. No evacuations were ordered.”

I’m no eagle, but I am pretty sure that would have been my reaction too.

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