Sheriffs, DEC, and Motorist Save Injured Hawk
he Otsego County Sheriff's Office posted this on their Facebook page. Congratulations to all who came to the aid of this injured bird!
Maureen Richter was traveling on I-88 in the Town of Oneonta when she observed an injured Red Tail Hawk and stopped to provide aid. Deputy Sheriff Koren was also on the Interstate and observed the stopped vehicle and pulled over to assist the motorist.
Once Deputy Koren became aware of this situation he contacted Sergeant Stalter a licensed falconer and DEC Officer Card to assist with getting the hawk treatment.
The hawk was then transported to Charlie and Dorie Koop’s in Pittsfield for rehabilitation.