Hello all... Lorne here...
During my 6000km+ road trip from Sydney to Alice I saw many Wedgetails,
but none of them were dead. A bloke I met in a bookshop in Broken Hill
told me of a truckie he knew, who hit a Wedgie and it came through his
windscreen into his cabin!!!!!! Apparently it was one thrashing mass of
angry talon and beak. He had to brake, get out, and let the eagle, which
was alright, fly out. The driver was uninjured amazingly. Also, in one
of the main pubs in The Alice, there's a mounted Wedgie, with wings
spread, behind the bar. There's a plaque saying he had been hit on the
highway, and that we all should slow down, remove roadkills from the
road and look out for our eagles. I was touched!
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