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DEC police officer rescues hawk caught in chicken coop in Brewster

Officer Crisafulli safely rescued the red-shouldered hawk, which did not appear to have sustained any injuries.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2021, 10:47 PM

Updated 1,060 days ago

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New York state Department of Environmental Conservation police officers rescued a hawk that was caught in a chicken coop in the village of Brewster.
The DEC says on July 26, an officer received a call about a hawk in distress at a residence.
The officer met with the homeowner and found the hawk stuck in a chicken coop, where it was being attacked by some of the chickens.
Officer Crisafulli safely rescued the red-shouldered hawk, which did not appear to have sustained any injuries. Crisafulli released the hawk, and it flew away.
Courtesy: DEC


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