KEENE, N.H. (CBS) – At least one person has reported being targeted by a “swooping” owl on a Keene, New Hampshire trail, authorities say.
The Parks & Recreation Department tells WBZ-TV they’ve received a report of a swooping incident on the Cheshire Rail Trail. The owner of a local sporting goods store tells The Keene Sentinel he’s heard from three people that an owl has “dive-bombed” them.READ MORE: New Memorial In Worcester Honors Firefighters Killed In Line Of Duty
“WARNING! Nesting Owl Swooping At Visitors. BE ALERT!” an orange sign on the trail reads.READ MORE: 2 Extricated From Car After Crash In Medford
The reported encounters have happened between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to people on foot. No injuries have been reported.MORE NEWS: 'Loss Of A Beautiful Boy': Candlelight Vigil Held In Memory Of 5-Year-Old Elijah Lewis
The New Hampshire Audubon Society has not yet verified if an owl is indeed responsible for the reports.