NY DEC rescues hawk hit by car on the Thruway

ECO Glorioso capturing the Coopers Hawk and preparing it to be taken for rehabilitation

COXSACKIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) rescued a hawk on the Thruway last week.

According to the DEC, the hawk found disoriented in the center median was likely hit by a car.

The hawk was just feet away from the travel lane. An officer was able to get behind the hawk, cover it with a blanket, and transport it to his car.

The DEC took the hawk to Triple F Wildlife Services in Hunter for evaluation and rehabilitation.

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