Little Eagle

To: Philip Veerman <>
Subject: Little Eagle
From: shorty <>
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2016 20:23:31 +0000
Sorry i should have mentioned that i observed the bird for 10-15 minutes and the eye looked like this the whole time.

You are correct that the camera can catch the nictitating membrane and i have photos that have done so but i can see the pupil under the membrane in other photos.


On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 12:01 AM, Philip Veerman <> wrote:

This is a comment, not a diagnosis. Well that depends a bit of the speed of the photo. The most likely is it is caught blinking, i.e. moving the nictitating membrane over the eye. That is usually fairly quick but a camera could easily catch that. If that is what it is and looks like to me then it is nothing odd.




From: shorty [
Sent: Saturday, 16 July, 2016 7:16 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Little Eagle


Went to see the Jerra Little Eagle today and it seems his right eye has a problem, thoughts?


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