Spirit the eagle, Auburn University’s mascot, took its traditional aerial tour around the bleachers of Jordan-Hare Stadium before the kickoff of Auburn’s football game against Mississippi State on Saturday.

He was looking quite majestic in flight as the crowd of 85,000 cheered until … smack — Spirit crashed right into a glass-enclosed luxury box.

To the bird’s credit, he was able to recover from the full-body blow almost immediately, and continued his rounds like a pro. Check it out below:

[via Sports Grid]