Juvenile eagle pulled from Mohawk River

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A juvenile bald eagle was removed from the Mohawk River after it was reportedly stuck.

According to the Rotterdam Police Department, they received a call for a juvenile bald eagle that was in the Mohawk River and unable to get out. It had somehow entered the Lock 8 system, became injured, and was struggling to remain above water.

An animal control officer with the police department retrieved the bird, and it was subsequently taken to the wildlife rescue in Duanesburg where it will be treated.

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