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

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.

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Posted: 14th, July 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment