Coast Guard releases red-tailed hawk after rescue and treatment | Video

Cleveland – Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor released a rescued red-tailed hawk today, two months after the hawk was rescued by Coast Guard personnel.

The red-tailed hawk was discovered injured in the water near the dock at Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor on November 28, 2007. Coast Guardsmen on duty saw the bird splashing in the water and contacted a local wildlife center.

The hawk was recovered by wildlife experts and transferred to Metroparks Wildlife Center in Kirtland, Ohio, where it stayed for two months being treated for hypothermia, dehydration and an infected wound.

 

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