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Old 11-08-2018, 12:38 PM   #1
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I just watched a bald eagle swoop don and fly right into the side of an 18 wheeler in front of me on I10 just outside of Columbus.

I kept expecting to see it lift but it didn't until it slammed into the tractor. I had to drive a couple of miles before I can turn around but I drove back to see if it was dead. It didn't survive.



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Old 11-08-2018, 12:39 PM   #2
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Wow, how sad. Did you call GW?
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:40 PM   #3
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Sad he was goose hunting I bet
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:41 PM   #4
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That sucks.
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:42 PM   #5
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:42 PM   #6
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:45 PM   #7
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bummer
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:47 PM   #8
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Wow....!!!
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:48 PM   #9
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Was there a turkey on the side of the 18 wheeler? It is Thanksgvivng coming up..


That's surely something you don't see everyday...makes you wonder WTH it was thinking....
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:49 PM   #10
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Nothing worse than a bald eagle with eye sight issues.
Prayers.
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:49 PM   #11
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That's bad. That tire shred almost looked like a leash for a minute.
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:50 PM   #12
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Was there a turkey on the side of the 18 wheeler? It is Thanksgvivng coming up..


That's surely something you don't see everyday...makes you wonder WTH it was thinking....
At the last second...probably "OHHHHHSHHHHHHHHHHHHHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIII........"
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:56 PM   #13
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be cool to get it it mounted
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:05 PM   #14
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Dang, that stinks.
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:10 PM   #15
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Sad!
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:12 PM   #16
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Man that bites it!
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:15 PM   #17
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hate seeing that...
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:31 PM   #18
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Dang poor MERICA!
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:34 PM   #19
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Someone told that eagle Nancy Pelosi became the Speaker of the House!
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:37 PM   #20
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Sad, beautiful bird
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Old 11-08-2018, 01:41 PM   #21
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All gave some,

some gave All
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Old 11-08-2018, 02:54 PM   #22
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I blame Gus Malzahn.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:51 PM   #23
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Bummer! Such pretty birds. Saw one at LOP last weekend.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:56 PM   #24
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I had one almost fly into my windshield one time. It scared the crud out of me. I think it was chasing another bird and didn't pay any attention to the cars.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:59 PM   #25
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I blame Gus Malzahn.
Ole Gus, how is that?
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Old 11-08-2018, 04:52 PM   #26
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Probably read a Democrat news letter and couldn’t take it anymore.
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Old 11-08-2018, 04:58 PM   #27
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Perhaps he/she identified as a wrecking ball.
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:02 PM   #28
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Probably read a Democrat news letter and couldn’t take it anymore.
My guess was they got worked up over the elections. I quit watching the news stations all together.
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:53 PM   #29
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be cool to get it it mounted
Mounted!!!!! You can't even even pick up a bald eagle. They would file more charges on you than I have space to list.
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:54 PM   #30
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Someone told that eagle Nancy Pelosi became the Speaker of the House!
Eagle.....or. bat.....
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Old 11-08-2018, 07:49 PM   #31
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Native Americans can get a waiver to possess it and have parts or all mounted, sad deal.
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Old 11-08-2018, 07:57 PM   #32
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it sure would, but better not try it.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:26 PM   #33
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I hope the game warden salvaged it. It could at least be mounted for the state.

That sucks though. Such a majestic bird.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:33 PM   #34
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? cover up for a drone hit? j/k boss.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:37 PM   #35
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But nobody cares when I hit a buzzard...
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:34 PM   #36
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Native Americans can get a waiver to possess it and have parts or all mounted, sad deal.
I am 1/1024 Native America so I am outside the law.
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:02 PM   #37
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But nobody cares when I hit a buzzard...
But if you would only let me know when it’s a black headed buzzard......

I will holler and cheer.
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:05 PM   #38
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So sad.

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Old 11-08-2018, 11:11 PM   #39
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I hear Its pretty tasty .a little tougher than spotted owl and less gamey than whooping crane
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:21 PM   #40
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My buddy sent me the pic this afternoon. He is the county biologist. Sheriff office called him to retrieve it. Turning it over to the proper authorities so it can be sent to the federal repository. He said it isn’t his everyday “road kill” call.
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:36 PM   #41
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Man, that's a shame... I had one fly right in front of my windshield once while crossing the Colorado there at Columbus... It was like slo-mo... He was a safe distance and as he crossed in front of me, he turned his head and looked straight at me... Was a pretty dang cool thing to see... I'm sure he was fishin' in the river... Wonder why he just crashed into the truck?!
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:55 PM   #42
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Sad. Hope the GW picked him up, would make a cool mount for the TPWD/State.

If this happened to me, the GW would most likely be asking about the missing left wing feathers........
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:26 AM   #43
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I saw one Wednesday afternoon on my way to the deer stand. It was about 100yds behind my house in a big pine tree and flew out as I got near. I just stopped and took it all in.

Probably thinking about chicken dinner from my yard flock.
I would have no problem with it getting one but would keep them up for a week or two until it decided to eat something else
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:15 AM   #44
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My buddy sent me the pic this afternoon. He is the county biologist. Sheriff office called him to retrieve it. Turning it over to the proper authorities so it can be sent to the federal repository. He said it isn’t his everyday “road kill” call.


That's cool! Thanks for the update.


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Old 11-10-2018, 04:11 PM   #45
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Saw one this morning while duck hunting Fork. Might be why we didn't kill any ducks.
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Old 11-10-2018, 04:22 PM   #46
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Saw pics from our game warden. Such a majestic creature.
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