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Rescued Welsh Gannet Pecks Out Man’s Eye: Dublin’s John Byrne Saves Rabbit

by | 14th, July 2011

WHEN Michael Buckland, spotted an injured gannet on a beach in Gower, south Wales, he acted. He picked up the bird and went to deliver it to safety. But thigns went badly. The bird pecked Mr Buckland’s eyeball out of its socket.

Michael Buckland, 38, from Cardiff, weas taken to Swansea’s Singleton Hospital.

The bird has pierced his eyeball and cut his eyelid in two with its beak.

The hero has lost the sight in one eye. Chances are that it will never return.

Meanshile, over in Dublin, Ireland, John

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