Video: An Eagle-Eye View of Paris Shot with a Sony Action Cam Mini

See incredible views captured from the back of an eagle

Ever wondered what it is like to soar above the City of Light? Well, thanks to the folks at the non-profit Freedom, you no longer have to simply imagine this spectacular view.

Last month the organization, whose mission is to reintroduce this bird species back to France, strapped a Sony Action Cam Mini to the back of a white-tailed eagle named Victor and released him from the Eiffel Tower’s observation deck. In the video above you can see Victor fly above the Seine River, take in the Eiffel Tower and then plunge at 111 mph back to his handler.

The view, framed by the ruffling feathers of the eagle’s back, is pretty incredible. You may want to turn the volume down though, the white noise caused from the wind is a bit maddening.

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