East Tennessee bald eagle attacked by geese

(Courtesy: Bill Grigsby via TWRA)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A bald eagle was injured when it was attacked by a flock of geese in East Tennessee.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said wildlife officials found the injured bird on the south fork of the Holston River in Kingsport.

Witnesses told the TWRA the eagle fell into the river after the geese attack, which continued in the water.

The eagle was taken to the University of Tennessee Veterinarian hospital for treatment of an injured wing.

(Courtesy: Bill Grigsby via TWRA)