The James Bond star appeared on the BBC show as presenter Hamza Yassin helped her fulfill her lifelong dream of seeing these majestic birds in their natural habitat.
She revealed that she only remembered catching a glimpse of such a stone during a visit to Scotland years ago.
Judi Dench witnesses the Golden Eagles on Countryfile alongside Strictly star Hamza Yassin
Dame Judi Dench and Strictly Come Dancing star Hamza Yassin drove in a car to a “secret spot” where they caught a glimpse of two golden eagles.
Ahead of the sighting, Judi opened up about her previous experiences of seeing an eagle, telling the 33-year-old Countryfile star: “We were on a back road, I was driving and I looked up and there was an eagle. I said to my daughter.” Finty: “You look at the road, I look at the eagle.” I was driving, shameful, isn’t it?”
The star, who suffers from a degenerative eye disease, saw the birds of prey on the BBC show as they flew in the sky near a kestrel in a rare sighting.
Judi was overwhelmed by this and said: “I was able to see one and you are witness to me seeing it… How breathtaking, I am very overwhelmed… it’s an enormous privilege, isn’t it? [think]. How often does someone see this? Not very often.”
Hamza replied: “There are few people in Britain who can claim to have seen a golden eagle in the wild… and to have exhibited some pretty impressive behavior.”
Judi replied: “How brilliant. And I can keep that.” [the video] and show it? I never thought it would happen. [I believed] Well, let’s go out and look around. They won’t [appear]…we saw them…thank you very much.”
https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/national/uk-today/23765198.judi-dench-tears-seeing-golden-eagles-countryfile/?ref=rss Judi Dench cried after watching Golden Eagle on Countryfile