Thank you! Let’s start with some of the basic facts of owls that you need to know. It landed a short distance away in a Weeping Boer Bean tree, but its clumsy attempts to stabilise itself made us realise it was still very young. Meanwhile, one of its parents had flown out of the same Tamboti grove and had landed in a Leadwood tree nearby. For interacting with the community in various ways, you can easily earn a promotion and earn some points in the process. Some years ago we were dropping a small bird off at the “Free Me” centre in Rivonia. Very little is known about owls and how they behave. Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment. Yes, it was reported that golden eagles attacked human beings. Would you like to receive a Daily Story or our Monthly Newsletter direct to your inbox? My sister Tina and I witness a similarly amazing scene on UC Berkeley’s campus where a murder of crows were menacing what we believe was a young, but still large, golden eagle that must have gotten too close to their nesting. The eagles would come screaming in and then turn away at the last second. This is made possible due to the power possessed by the eagle’s talons. You can visit the Mashaba 4:3 Female's dedicated profile page to access a rich trove of information about this leopard, including family tree, unique markings, territory maps, timelines and a host of stunning images and videos. Driving down the Maxabene Riverbed looking for owls, we were thrilled to suddenly see a Verreaux’s Eagle Owl take off from a Tamboti grove we were approaching. You've encountered the leopard's profile card on the Blog and pressed the 'Spotted this Leopard?' Being far more exposed, the adult owl immediately became the target for the Wahlberg’s pair, that began to mob it relentlessly. It had the protection of a few spindly branches, and that was seemingly enough. Membership is free and grants access to the Londolozi community, numerous innovative services and benefits across our digital ecosystem: Tired of new passwords? After you have added this photograph to your cart and completed checkout, you will be able to download the full, unwatermarked version at any time from your Profile page. button to record your sighting. You've let us know about your past visits while editing your Profile. Photo by DickDaniels. This bird of prey has earned itself a lot of reputation due to his excellent hunting skills. Compared to the human beings hand which is less than40 psi, you’ll see how much power these birds possess. Beautifully captured. Eurasian eagle owl. Coupled with the sharp claws the talons are very effective in killing the prey. You've let us know about your donations while editing your Profile. All over the internet I see people trying to downplay the eagle like the owl is winning every time which is bullshit. Looking through the binoculars we could see that it was indeed little more than a chick. Owls obviously havr the ability to beat an eagle, but more times than not the EAGLE is winning. You can unsubscribe at any time by following the 'unsubscribe' link in the notification emails. As you continue along your awakening journey you move to become an Earth Healer and Nature Mystic. Dove VS Pigeon Difference & Fight Comparison- Who Will Win. Awarded for completing 7 Mindfulness Nature Connection Challenges. Have you spotted the Mashaba 4:3 Female in the wild during one of your trips to Londolozi or the surrounding area? And for certain badges, there are even more levels to attain: Awarded for completing 21 Mindfulness Nature Connection Challenges. Wendy M, Hi Wendy, Truth be told I have very little evidence – empirical or otherwise – to base my call on, so can’t really comment. The Wahlbergs certainly have dive bombing down to an art, thanks to seeing your video. Both of these birds are dangerous. How do you feel about the owls’ intelligence, James? Awarded for completing 14 Mindfulness Nature Connection Challenges. Sharing a photograph via email or Twitter, Having your story shared via email or Twitter, Having your photograph shared via email or Twitter, Having your gallery shared via email or Twitter. All Members of the tribe get points (although our in-house Contributors get a lot fewer to keep things fair ;).