Nunavut hunter saves injured bald eagle

Wildlife NewsNEWS: Nunavut September 23, 2016 - 10:00 am

Watch that finger... a bald eagle, found injured on the land by Arviat hunter Cedric Manik, recuperates at the wildlife office in that Kivalliq community before being released the following day. (PHOTO BY GORDY KIDLAPIK)

Manik told Nunatsiaq News he was about seven hours by all-terrain vehicle outside of Arviat and heading home after hunting caribou with his cousin last weekend when they spotted five bald eagles on the edge of a lake.

When he approached, four flew off but one was unable to fly. It seemed to have something wrong with its right wing, he said Sept. 22 on the phone from Arviat.

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