Owls attacking humans

To: jon wren <>
Subject: Owls attacking humans
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 20:44:42 +1000
jon wren wrote:
> Gooday all,
> Didn't a British birdo write a book titled "An eye for a bird".
> I cannot recall the author but believe he lost his eye during a nest
> recording visit at an Owls nest in England. He then went on to do a
> great
> deal of work on that bird family.
> Jon Wren
> ________________________________________________________________________
Eric Hosking lost an eye to a Tawny Owl he photographed at the nest.
In his autobiography "An eye for a Bird" he includes a photo of it.
  John Gould stated that a wounded Powerful Owl was the most dangerous
Australian bird he ever had to deal with. 
Anthea Fleming in Melbourne

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